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Bay Area Book Festival
Over the weekend of April 28-29, 2018, the fourth annual Bay Area Book Festival will fill downtown Berkeley with a literary extravaganza that offers pleasure to anyone who has ever loved a book. Whether you’re a fan of science fiction or history, of fiction or memoir, of poetry or food writing, of children’s literature or science, come experience one of the best book festivals on the planet.
Female authors are leading the resistance
[Sponsored] See powerhouses Roxane Gay, Lindy West, Ayelet Waldman, Susan Griffin, and more at the Bay Area Book Festival.
The love affair between books and films
[Sponsored] The far-reaching synergy of two mediums is the focus of ‘Auteur, Author: Film and Literature,’ a collaboration between BAMPFA and the Bay Area Book Festival.
Cooking advice from former Chez Panisse chef Samin Nosrat
[Sponsored] Samin Nosrat’s new bestselling book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,’ illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton, will teach you how to cook anything.
The best way to find hope in uncertain times
[Sponsored] Bay Area author’s new anthology of letters, Radical Hope,’ will help you survive the next four years and beyond.
Can one person hold corporations accountable?
Want your hard-earned dollars to support issues you care about? Here’s a primer from local financial experts (and a Buddhist!)
Meet the writing Hochschilds at Bay Area Book Festival
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.
Artificial intelligence is here: who is it going to benefit?
Jerry Kaplan: will discuss his his book, Humans Need Not Apply, at the Bay Area Book Festival on Sat. June 4 at 10 a.m. Photo: courtesy Jerry Kaplan This article is brought to you by the Bay Area Book Festival. Tempus Fugit. Cui Bono? Fifty years ago, we could not have imagined phones that communicated without […]
Kenji López-Alt: Understanding ‘why’ in the kitchen
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.
Outdoor library of 50,000 free books is coming back to Berkeley. (And you can take part.)
Books appear to fly at the Lacuna installation in front of Old City Hall at the first Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley in 2015. Photo: Nancy Rubin This article is brought to you by the Bay Area Book Festival. What the heck is a lacuna? Its Latin root means “lake” or “pool.” Today it’s […]
Berkeley’s independent bookstores survive, thrive
Moe’s Books: serving Berkeley since 1959. Photo: Nacio Jan Brown This article is brought to you by the Bay Area Book Festival. Fill in the blank: B–k. Maybe you read “Book.” Or possibly your mind extrapolated a bit and thought “Berkeley.” Berkeley means books. There have been terrible losses: Cody’s (can it actually be eight years?), Shakespeare […]
Bay Area Book Festival set to be a literary extravaganza
Visit the Bay Area Book Festival’s revamped website for full details about the program, which takes place on June 6-7, 2015 The Bay Area Book Festival has released its program of 140 keynotes, interviews, panels and stage presentations to take place all day Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7 in downtown Berkeley. The festival […]