Are We Cheating?

Like any novel, or essay, or poem, San Francisco author Anne Germanacos' new book, Tribute, comes at you one line at a time. Part…

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Contented Dystopia

Chang-rae Lee was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his 2010 novel The Surrendered, a masterful account of three characters whose paths collide in the…

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Theatrical Report

Daniel Alarcón spent a lot of time in Peru's most notorious prison, gathering the history of the place as well as of the residents,…

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Landmarks and Back alleys

Lifelong San Francisco resident Gary Kamiya has written a 49-chapter love letter to the city, exploring a different place within each chapter through a…

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This Year, for Real

Like humans, we Night+Day entries sometimes give in to bad habits. We indulge in purple prose, we exceed our word counts, we (occasionally) write…

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Damned If You Do

When you look over your history of buying books, how do you feel? You should feel like hell. If you’ve bought even one book…

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