The award, to be given at the Northern California Book Awards, celebrates a six-decade career that includes writing and teaching works of feminist theory, personal memoir and elegy.
The protagonist of the Berkeley author's novel owns a book store on Telegraph Avenue, has a distaste for violent men, and bears more than a passing resemblance to "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"s Lisbeth Salander.
[Sponsored] Old Damascus Fare and Noodle Girl will be among the booths featured at the Festival's outdoor fair in Civic Center Park this weekend.
[Sponsored] Want to understand where our economic system goes wrong? The Bay Area Book Festival provides five works to open your mind.
[Sponsored] Interest in translated literature – often ignored by major publishers – remains high in Berkeley.
'Women in Black' tells the story of Chance Hardwick, an exceptionally handsome young man from the Heartland who arrives in Hollywood in the 1950s. He becomes a movie star but, tragically, dies young.
The fifth annual Bay Area Book Festival, May 4-5, will fill downtown with hundreds of authors, exhibitors.
The annual fundraising event this year honored a diverse group of nearly 30 Bay Area authors who are seen to enrich and enliven the local community.
Our 10 best books of the year range from an exposé of a Silicon Valley firm to a novel that takes readers into the heart of the refugee crisis in Europe.
The range of favorites includes the history of the FBI spying on Cal students, the danger from nuclear weapons, a biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt and more.
Randy Shaw argues more apartment complexes must be built in neighborhoods like the Elmwood and Thousand Oaks to ensure teachers and nurses can afford to live here. He will talk at Books Inc. on Thursday.
Investigative reporter and UC Berkeley journalism school lecturer Mark Schapiro explains why efforts to reclaim the global seed supply is more important than ever.