Tag: books

SFUSD aims to increase literacy in schools

Thousands of donated books made their way Wednesday to a Castro district elementary school as part of National Read Across…

3 years ago

App promises good book tips from respected authors

A common question asked of authors by people at bookstore signings and other literary events is: “What are you reading?”…

3 years ago

‘Diver’s Clothes’ an intriguing tale of changing identity

High anxiety appealingly fuels every page of San Francisco’s writer Vendela Vida’s new novel “The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty.” The…

3 years ago

Marian Palaia’s ‘Given World’ captures life’s unpredictability

Finding peace is a little like going to war in Marian Palaia’s debut novel, “The Given World.” Riley is a…

3 years ago

Bengie Molina comes to terms with dad in memoir

Life is hard, mastering the game of Major League Baseball is harder, and understanding what makes your father tick is…

3 years ago

Nigel Barker celebrates his Asian Pacific heritage

Fashion photographer Nigel Barker has worked with some of the world's most famous women, yet two close to home have…

3 years ago

‘Cross of Thorns’ details brutality of California’s missions

School students and tourists may have a romantic vision of California’s missions and the relationship between indigenous peoples and the…

4 years ago

‘Map of Perceptions’ has lovely views of The City

San Francisco’s architecture is often celebrated for its loveliness – no more so than in “San Francisco: A Map of…

4 years ago