Category: Literature

Activists unite for change at YBCA 100 Summit

For each one of the 100 people and organizations being honored at the 2018 YBCA 100 Summit in San Francisco,…

2 weeks ago

Oakland’s urban Indians come to life in exquisite ‘There There’

Tommy Orange’s “There There” is a Bay Area bestseller for a reason. The exquisitely wrought novel tells the story of…

2 weeks ago

Hearst’s journal Alta celebrates first anniversary

Publishing the debut issue of the Journal of Alta California in October 2017, William R. Hearst III opened California’s literary…

1 month ago

Hundreds of authors on tap for 19th SF Litquake

There is astounding quality and quantity (including free or $5 and $10 events) in San Francisco’s 10-day Litquake 2018 festival.…

1 month ago

‘Now I’m Here’ a novel inspired by Queen’s music

San Francisco author Jim Provenzano’s new fifth novel “Now I’m Here” was more than a decade in the making. “I’ve…

2 months ago

‘Drunken Tree’ a powerful novel about growing up in violent Bogotá

“Fruit of the Drunken Tree,” a riveting new novel by talented Bay Area writer Ingrid Rojas Contreras, is a powerful…

2 months ago

‘Pause Breathe Smile’ a nifty primer on mindfulness

San Francisco author and longtime Zen practitioner Gary Gach had a goal during the five years it took him to…

2 months ago

‘Tables’ tells tales of SF’s historic eateries

“I was always a big fan of Anthony Bourdain’s storytelling,” says Denise Clifton, author of “Tables From The Rubble: How…

2 months ago