Books

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…

The Female Gaze: A Dirty Old Women Anthology

Edie Windsor, the wealthy plaintiff in the case that eventually struck down…

Michael Eric Dyson Wants to Provoke Just Enough White Anger

Given the polarized political climate that characterizes our age, no political book…

Chatting With Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore is 40. That fact alone will surprise anyone who remembers…

    Wed Oct 28th, 2015 5:00pm By Peter Lawrence Kane

Interviews: Salman Rushdie

After the two children's books he wrote for his sons generated such…

    Wed Sep 9th, 2015 5:00pm By Peter Lawrence Kane