Bookseller Nick Petrulakis has a bit of a side gig going. He likes cocktails, he likes books, and what could be a more natural pairing?
Binge eating and sensual pleasures, apocalypse and government spies, a way of life and taking chances are the prevalent themes of this month’s books.
Nondigital printing finds popularity in Oakland rooted in a Mills College book art program that may fall by the wayside.
Napa’s Karen McNeil releases a second edition to her massive resource guide to everything wine.
An Oakland writer of memoir, screenplays, and short stories won't let cancer get in his way.
Library outreach in Alameda hits the road by trike with a stylish new bikemobile crisscrossing the Island.
Berkeley author and historian Tom Turner examines David Brower’s diaries, papers, and books and interviews a slew of friends and enemies in his new biography about the environmental iconoclast.
ESPN and radio sports personality Howard Bryant has football tome for young readers; a former Oakland cop spins a serial killer yarn; and unlikely couple searches their pasts.
Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.
An Alameda woman publishes City Lights’ first children’s book with a Berkeley illustrator and earns bestseller status.