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Storytelling for Everyone

In year two, the Simpson Family Literary Project spreads the power of fiction.
September 17, 2018

Roxanne Gay Shares Complex Ideas

The acclaimed writer, professor, and editor, one of the greatest cultural critics of our times, talks identity and privilege at BAMPFA.
September 7, 2018

Radical Feminist Reads by Kate Schatz and Rebecca Solnit

Schatz’s Rad Girls Can, with Miriam Klein Stahl illustrating, and Solnit's Call Them by Their True Names urge all to get up and get out the vote.
September 4, 2018

Unsettling Times

Protest songs, identity questions, and economic disparity surface in this month’s music and books.
August 30, 2018

Ingrid Rojas Contreras’ Writes an Explosive First Novel

The Colombia-born, Bay Area author weaves a powerful narrative of sisterhood in the times of Pablo Escobar’s Colombia.
August 15, 2018

Music and Books for Summer

Take pedal steel guitars, tiki culture, and noir-themed stories to the beach this season.
July 19, 2018

What Would Walt Eat?

A new book points out his love for hotdogs, chili, and the mundane.
June 19, 2018

New Guidebook Series Makes the Pacific Coat Trail More Accessible

A new four-volume set on the PCT from Mountaineer Press appeals to all hikers, not just those wanting to hike through from Mexico to Canada.
June 12, 2018

The Berkeley Bowl Inspires a Cookbook

Oakland registered dietician Laura McLively pulls together recipes from the staples and oddities of the iconic market.
June 7, 2018

Webster Street Finds

Count music, arts, history, and delicious food among the offerings within a few short blocks on Alameda’s West End.
June 5, 2018