Rebecca Solnit’s “Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas” is a provocative, evocative and multilayered melange of maps and essays about the Left Coast’s signature city and its surroundings. Solnit and an elite group of writers, cartographers and artists have turned their skills to dissecting various historical and contemporary aspects of Bay Area zeitgeist. Twenty-two sections, each comprising a map and an essay, address topics from the meaty to the mundane. Read More
San Francisco-based writer Rebecca Solnit will be discussing her new book, “Infinite City,” an atlas that uncovers the density of the Bay Area, at the San Francisco Zen Center and Headlands Center on Sunday. Read More
Rebecca Solnit, a San Francisco historian and activist, is also the author of several books, most recently "A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster." She tells us about the books that have influenced her life, the people who inspire her, and how the best and worst parts of her job are the same thing.
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