Reid Soskin, 96, who co-founded Reid's Records in Berkeley, has just published 'Sign My Name to Freedom,' a memoir that recounts her many amazing experiences.
Before his Feb. 1 appearance at the David Brower Center, we talked to Joe Riis, as well as a contributor to his new book, UC Berkeley's Arthur Middleton.
Listen to an excerpt from a documentary on Ursula K. Le Guin, the Berkeley-born author who died last week.
Focusing on the immediate allowed the author to shed her feelings of isolation and to connect with the wider world. It turned out to be a good tool for writing as well.
Ellsberg, famous for releasing the Pentagon Papers, is still speaking truth to power. He will be at two upcoming Berkeley events: Sunday at Cal and Feb. 1 at King Middle School.
The Friends bookstore is stocked with donations from the community. Some are re-donated. Most are sold for under $3 to support the Berkeley Library. A few are exciting discoveries.
Daniel Ellsberg, who lives in Kensington, is a character in Spielberg's film 'The Post.' But there are other classified documents he wishes he'd leaked, as he tells us in this book
Books do furnish a room (and make great holiday gifts). Some of Berkeleyside's team picks their favorite reads of 2017.
A group of women who have kept alive a 100-year old Berkeley community organization this week marked its centennial with a gala in the neighborhood where they all live.
Importer Rolando Beramendi has supplied restaurants with ingredients from Italy for years. Now, 'Autentico' has recipes and tips for making authentic Italian cuisine at home.
The blogger and science journalist is the author of five books of nonfiction. This is her first novel.
This intellectual and political book tells the story of a single, extraordinary life, but also explores in detail original humanity and the modern African diaspora.