Elaine Miller Bond will present her new book, 'Running Wild,' Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Books Inc. in North Berkeley.
Only the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh, Jr. could match the sensationalism of Patty Hearst’s seizure from her Berkeley apartment
Tom Dalzell has so many passions that he has to get up at 3:30 a.m. each day to attend to them all.
MAD MONK CENTER FOR ANACHRONISTIC MEDIA Ken Sarachan’s Mad Monk Center for Anachronistic Media threw open its doors in April after years of construction. The spacious space at 2454 Telegraph Ave. that formerly housed Cody’s Books now holds thousands of used books and LPs (brought from the basement of Rasputin’s down the street). There are no CDs or DVDs, only “analog” media. Thus the name. Sarachan has said he has plans to install a café and music venue in the space, but those elements have not arrived yet. Bookmarks, T-shirts, and book bags are also on the way. (more…)
By Frances Dinkelspiel and Mal Warwick
New novel captures era when two Berkeleys, a Black one and a White one, existed parallel to each other, rarely intersecting on the corners of openness and acceptance.
The book, "There Was A Fire Here," about the tragedy and how Nye and her family coped with their losses, has been described as a "searing memoir."
A review of Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, by Adam Hochschild
Tens of thousands of book lovers filled 11 different venues, as well as the open-air kids' stage, the Lacuna book installation and scores of publisher booths.
Doris Moskowitz wants to commemorate her father’s life and the culture and politics that made Berkeley an essential part of the Free Speech and anti-Vietnam War movements.
Rosa Hochschild, granddaughter of authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild, has written 'Possum's Forest.' Meet her, and her grandfather, at the Bay Area Book Festival.
J. Kenji López-Alt, author of 'The Food Lab,' will be speaking on a panel at the Bay Area Book Festival on Saturday June 4.
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