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.
The first biography of the man who played a key role in founding the Vietnam Day Committee, among other things, tells the story of an essential, but strangely overlooked activist.
This Berkeley author, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, has written an affecting memoir that explores the impact of her parents’ experiences on her own life.
Grant Faulker is helping 400,000 people write a novel this month. He also has a new book that helps writers tap into their creativity.
Arash Bayatmakou's book, which reads like a novel, tells of unbridled courage and achievement in the wake of a sudden and frightening life-altering event.
Doyle writes about people who disappear, fathers who desert their children, divorce, and homelessness in stories set in San Francisco and Berkeley.
The Berkeley journalist Lauren Markham has written a sensitive, moving portrait of two young "unaccompanied minors" from El Salvador.
In Janelle Brown's new novel, Billie Flanagan lives with her husband and 15-year-old daughter in the Elmwood District. Then she disappears.
The main character is 16-year-old Elizabeth, who has lost 40 pounds and four jean sizes in just a few months.
In the aftermath of Milo Yiannopoulos's appearance at UC Berkeley, groups of right-wing protesters have been harassing Revolution Books.
The Chez Panisse founder will read from her memoir, speak in conversation with Steve Wasserman and sign copies of her new memoir.
It's Labor Day weekend. If you have time to read, check out these books by Berkeley authors or with Berkeley themes.