Books

“A Pornography of Grief: Stories”: Queer Performance Artist Revels in the Grim

People do so much suffering and dying in A Pornography of Grief…

    Wed Aug 3rd, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

“Exiles”: A Stanford Doctor and His Daughter Take on the World in Debut Novel

In Exiles, the debut novel from journalist Cary Groner, a middle-aged Bay…

    Wed Jul 6th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

July's Literary Events

Thursday, July 7 Some mad science is going on at the Interdisciplinary…

    Wed Jul 6th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

“Go the Fuck to Sleep”: Profane Kids' Book for Adults

Not all of them will admit it, but most authors want their…

    Wed Jun 1st, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

“The Great Night”: A Brilliant, Exhausting Midsummer Night's Dream Through S.F.

Now that Chris Adrian has graduated from Harvard Divinity School, is just…

    Wed May 4th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

May's Literary Events

Friday, May 6 At the start of local author Katie Arnold-Ratliff's debut…

    Wed May 4th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

“New California Writing 2011”: Interesting Times for the Golden State Make Good Reads

Like any anthology, New California Writing 2011, from Berkeley's Heyday Books, enjoys…

    Wed Apr 27th, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

M.F.K. Fisher Still Queen of the Foodies

San Francisco writer Anne Zimmerman's new book is not the first biography…

    Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

March's Literary Events

Wednesday, March 9 As the cofounder of a magazine called Narrative, local…

    Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer

“All Things Shining”: How Greek philosophers can bring back wonder

Hey kids, ever wondered how Western philosophical thought has evolved over the…

    Wed Feb 2nd, 2011 4:00am By Jonathan Kiefer