Books

Pages And Party Lines at the Bay Area Book...

Mona Eltahawy and Chinaka Hodge at the 2016 Bay Area Book Festival. Credits: Courtesy of...

How City Hall Crushed Occupy Oakland

A protester on January 28, 2012, the day Occupy Oakland attempted to take over...

The Oakland Book Festival Brings Urgent Conversation Forward

Mary Roach and Jacob Ward in conversation at last year's book festival. Credits: Courtesy of...

Destruction or Peace, a Choice, at KPFA

Credits: Writer Susan Griffin. If anyone can shred the veiled valor of militarism, colonialism, terrorism,...

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...

Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day!

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

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...

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...
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