Books

Brush Up on the Writings of Butler and Davis...

Credits: Courtesy of Creative Commons Photos The upcoming Oakland Book Festival features a conversation between...

Turn the Page! Book Festival

Last year, the Children’s Fairyland opened up the Turn the Page! children’s book festival....

Yaa Gyasi Returns to Berkeley a Year After Her...

Author Yaa Gyasi Credits: Michael Lionstar In her 2016 novel, Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi chronicles the progeny...

The Oakland Haiku and Jazz Festival Makes its Debut

Credits: A haigagraph by artist Linds Sanders and poet Andrew O'Dugas Whether you’re already into...

Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day!

A first edition cover of Virginia Wolff's novel Credits: Courtesy of Mrs. Dalloway Bookstore in...

E.M. Wolfman Turns Three

Credits: Soleil Summer Our favorite general interest small bookstore, founded by Justin Carder in April...

Poet Morgan Parker Actually Loves Beyoncé

Credits: Kwesi Abbensetts Contrary to what you’d expect from the title of her latest poetry...

Author Siel Ju at Diesel, A Bookstore

Choices in life are often boil down to a simple pull-push dichotomy, and consequences...

Poet Laureate devorah major at UC Berkeley

San Francisco’s third Poet Laureate, devorah major, declines the use of capital letters in...

Pendarvis Harshaw’s OG Told Me at Oaklandish

You can hardly get more East Bay than Pendarvis Harshaw. The Oakland native and...

Feminist Lit’s Camille Paglia Speaks at Berkeley Arts &...

Camille Paglia’s best-selling Sexual Personae, published in 1990, set a high bar for assertive...

Women Bike Book Club at Rockridge Library

The Women Bike Book Club sounds dangerous — like a gang of literate, articulate,...

Betroffenheit at Cal Performances

If you attend no other multimedia theater/dance show this year, see Betroffenheit at Cal...

A Discussion with Steve Early on his book Refinery...

For more than a century, the Chevron refinery plant has cast an enormous shadow...
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