Category: Literature

Renegade Mother blogger tells all in ‘I’m Just Happy to Be Here’

At 31, Janelle Hanchett found herself pregnant with her third child and newly reunited with her husband and children after…

1 month ago

Ronan Farrow talks about ‘War On Peace’

First, he called attention to trans discrimination in his coverage of the so-called “bathroom bills” for MSNBC and NBC. Then…

2 months ago

Anthony Ray Hinton tells story of 30 years on Death Row

Anthony Ray Hinton, 60, who was exonerated in 2015 after spending three decades behind bars in Alabama on false murder…

3 months ago

Secret lives revealed in delectable ‘What She Ate’

Promotion for Laura Shapiro’s “What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women & The Food That Tells Their Stories” touts it as…

6 months ago

Lythcott-Haims’ ‘Real American’ an evocative memoir

Julie Lythcott-Haims, born in 1967 to a white woman and black man, opens her memoir with the provocative imploration: “Ain’t…

6 months ago

SF (and former SF) humor writers win Erma Bombeck honors

As winners of the first “A Hotel Room of One’s Own” contest, Samantha Schoech and Karen Chee, writers with Bay…

7 months ago

‘Unique Eats’ tells stories behind SF dining spots

The main point that food and travel writer Kimberley Lovato makes about “Unique Eats & Eateries of San Francisco” is…

8 months ago

Charlie Varon serves up comfort food in ‘Storyborscht’

At the outset of his new storytelling session, with dining, Charlie Varon proudly points to the sign on the wall…

8 months ago