Literature

A journey from straight Texas to gay San Francisco

S.F. Gay Men’s Chorus director pens stirring memoir

 

Jam-packed Asian Pacific American Heritage Month goes online

Share culture in books, food, films, fine art, music, panels

 

City Lights virtual book talks continue in May

Authors, editors, translators discuss new titles

 

‘Apeirogon’ looks at Middle East with empathy

Colum McCann’s novel explores loss, friendship between rivals

‘Un-Trumping America’ a riveting call to arms

Dan Pfeiffer’s funny book will inspire readers to vote

  • Feb 23, 2020

Allende masterfully illuminates refugee experience

‘Long Petal’ reveals shattering effects of Spanish Civil War

For Nina G, stuttering brings laughter

Comedian, disability rights advocate pens amusing memoir

David Talbot survives stroke with humor

Editor’s journalistic memoir a quick, heartfelt read

  • Jan 4, 2020

Cambodian survivor tells dramatic story of ‘Good Fortune’

Sieu Sean Do recalls life before, during reign of terror

Robyn Crawford tells all about Whitney Houston

Memoir reveals many sides of groundbreaking pop singer

Shoe guru John Fluevog celebrates 50 years

Designer’s new book is ‘Unique Soles for Unique Souls’

Michael Koppy sounds out on bad songwriting

‘Words and Music’ a vigorous critique of the sorry state of pop offerings

Flea faces father complex in new memoir

‘Acid for the Children’ details Red Hot Chili Peppers’ star’s parent issues

Rhyming John Lithgow takes on Trump

Author-illustrator’s new satire is ‘Dumpty’

‘Dutch House’ a powerful drama about family and memory

Ann Patchett excavates emotional ruin in gripping new novel

Bay Area’s 10-day Litquake turns 20

More than 860 authors appear at some 200 events, and most are free

Litquake hosts ‘BoJack Horseman’ creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Creator of surreal TV show focuses on love, compromise in new short story collection

Kate Tempest an eclectic, evocative poet and more

English spoken-word artist defies classification

Chronicle Books launches narrative non-fiction imprint

Longtime design-centric SF publisher expands focus

Dutch heroine saves Jewish children in ‘Last Train’

Meg Waite Clayton’s Holocaust-set novel inspires