“Under the Influence” is the latest from the Oakland-based writer.
A crop of new books explores emotions, an epidemic, and courage.
The best-selling Berkeley author interviews more than 70 young women, ages 15 to 20, about virginity, oral sex, hooking up, online and traditional porn, sexual assault, LGBT children and acceptance, sex education in schools, and more in her new book Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape.
The popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale comes to the Fox as a live stage show.
Journey to Munich, the 12th installment in Bay Area author Jacqueline Winspear’s best-selling Maisie Dobbs series, proves Winspear particularly adroit on the high wire.
A writer explores urban nature, an herbalist shares tea remedies, and a guide highlights Golden Gate Park birds.
The Oakland-based science writer braids the strands of silly, serious, and stupefying together to her readers’ immense satisfaction. Her new book, Grunt explores the science of humans at war.
An Alameda author uses her imagination to create a post- apocalyptic, sci-fi romance with paranormal elements involving blue aliens, green aliens, and Earthlings.
This year’s gathering for bibliophiles brings 300 authors, dozens of poets, erotic literature, films, and children’s programming to Berkeley on June 4-5.
Whimsical illustrations, close-up photos, and inspiring stories enliven print.