Books

Fall Arts 2017: Books

Sing, Unburied, Sing By Jesmyn Ward Sept. 5, Scribner After winning the…

 

Michelle Tea, the High Priestess

More than 25 years ago, author Michelle Tea started reading Tarot professionally…

 

Barbara Boxer Still Gives a Damn

The two most au courant depictions of Washington, D.C., House of Cards…

 

Madrigal Mystery Tour

Now that LGBT kids as young as 12 can safely come out…

Trans-Genre: Geoff Dyer at the Bay Area Book Festival

“It’s one of the interesting things about the writing life,” says Geoff…

Salt Fat Acid Heat: The Elements of Kitchen Style

“Making a book is a really lonely thing,” Samin Nosrat says. “So,…

Jim Jones: Peoples Person

The Rev. Jim Jones was many things: a dubiously ordained cleric, a…

My Little Backstory

Film critic Sherilyn Connelly’s first work of scholarly sparkliness, Ponyville Confidential: The…

Augusten Burroughs Has a Broken Brain

Augusten Burroughs’ newest book contains only a very small section toward the…

Drug Underdose

Before last year, Ayelet Waldman, a Berkeley author, mother of four, and…