Read a novel about an Irish-American clan or a memoir about growing up on a kibbutz, discover who “America’s Sherlock Holmes” was and his Berkeley connection, or savor a graphic novel to learn how to fix our democracy.
With bookstores closed, authors are holding numerous Zoom meetings, writing essays and articles, and getting the word out through Lockdown Literature.
E. Kay Trimberger learned that nurture isn’t everything.
It was a scandal when James Graham Phelps Stokes, scion of one of the legendary 400 families of New York, married Rosa Pastor, a Russian-Jewish immigrant.
The new children’s picture book is written by USC professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen and his son Ellison Nguyen, and illustrated by Berkeley cartoonist Thi Bui and her son, Hien Bui-Stafford.
Andrew Farago wrote a 400-page, lavishly illustrated book that looks at all of Batman’s various incarnations in the last 80 years.
The newly established Simpson Family Literary Prize is going to T. Geronimo Johnson, a Berkeley author.
In Void Star, Zachary Mason draws from his professional work to create a vivid future world altered by climate change, social inequality, and longevity extension,