Books

“Revelations”: Elaine Pagels Decodes the Rapture

For some 2,000 years, the end of the world has been to…

    Wed Feb 29th, 2012 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

March Literary Events

March 5 Some 30 pages into When the Killing's Done, an eco-novel…

    Wed Feb 29th, 2012 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

“One More for the People”: Martha Grover's Illuminating Essays

Over the course of One More for the People, her too-short first…

    Wed Feb 1st, 2012 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

“Tina's Mouth”: Graphic Novel Combines Comedy with Camus

While it's subtitled “An Existential Comic Diary,” and its form is an…

    Wed Jan 11th, 2012 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

Literary Events: Four Authors to Check Out This Month

Friday, Jan. 13 Since it thrives on candor and the imaginative input…

    Wed Jan 4th, 2012 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

Off the Syllabus: “The Best American Non-Required Reading” is a Pleasure

By far the best thing you could have on an airplane this…

    Wed Nov 30th, 2011 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

“The Barbarian Nurseries”: L.A. Lovingly Satirized With Tense Comedy

In The Barbarian Nurseries, his affectionate satire of class, race, and housework…

    Wed Nov 2nd, 2011 4:00am By Alan Scherstuhl

“boneyard”: Stephen Beachy Examines an Amish School Shooting

San Francisco author Stephen Beachy describes his new novel as “collaborative.” The…

    Wed Oct 5th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

October Book Events: Literary Happenings in San Francisco

Sunday, Oct. 9 This year's Litquake has possibly more author events per…

    Wed Oct 5th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

Fall Arts: What to Read This Fall

Fall is funny around here. While the rest of the country goes…

    Wed Sep 7th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer