So long You wouldn't know it from its automated greeting, but the last of San Francisco's Borders Books is closing today. Call the store, and you'll still hear there are career opportunities available. But in reality, it is a sad day for anyone who worries about the future of bookstores, or w ... More >>
bye bye, BordersFor those of you who might still be holding onto those old Borders gift cards, go spend them. Now. Borders Group announced this afternoon that it will liquidate all 399 remaining stores around the nation after a potential deal to keep the bookstore open fell through. Perhaps ... More >>
Week of Wednesday, June 14, 2006
When one door closes, another opens
Our guide to readings, spoken word, and other literary events
What the author and artist meant to us when we were 13
How an S.F. theater troupe helped turn a reclusive novelist into a full-fledged playwright
The world needs Esperanto more than ever. So why won't Joel Brozovsky's phone ring?
Emeryville Public Market
Lost & Found Sound
DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds
Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that threatens punk's most enduring and provocative partnership.
Forgive and Remember
Willie Hutch wrote one of the greatest songs ever, but he ain't done yet
Settlement talks on City College bookstore lawsuit collapse
A tower of tomes on Mission Street