Three books from authors explore feminists, the CIA, and folk fantasy.
The Berkeley writer’s latest is an angry work, but readers will remember more than that.
Michael Chabon’s latest memoir traces its roots to his grandfather.
The Food Poet, Oakland resident Annelies Zijderveld, finds her niche in photographic food poems.
Recipes, tricks of the trade, and a heartbreaking story round up the new releases.
"Luna Mexicana" mixes folkloric and Mexican music with ballet at the Paramount.
Dave Eggers' newest novel, "Heroes of the Frontier," might make you consider renting an RV.
Just as comic books saved graphic novelist Alan Clark’s life, "The Black Panther Party for Self Defense" may provide a lifeline to another kid.
Yaa Gyasi’s latest, "Homegoing," is certain to be on someone’s read-it list. It’s on ours.
"Dated Emcees," the Oakland poet and playwright’s new book, expresses her views with a hip-hop perspective on societal phenomenon from rape and race to death and truth.