In ‘By the Light of Burning Dreams,’ David and Margaret Talbot write about sweeping cultural transformation through profiles of people like Cesar Chavez, Bobby Seale, Anne Weills and Heather Booth.
She observes the French with an outsider’s eye but has an insider’s knowledge of everything from French eating and romantic proclivities to French inheritance law.
Some of the city’s most prominent authors have new books out, including Alice Waters, Michael Lewis and Michael Pollan.
Patrons will be able to walk into the North Branch on May 28, the West Branch on June 7, and the Central Branch on June 15.
The ‘Death, Sex & Money’ podcast host, Berkeley resident, and now book author, says not every relationship can be healed and not every conflict can be resolved. And that’s OK.
Writer Andrew Tonkovich describes how he and his family hung out with the former California poet laureate at Saul’s Deli and soaked in his tales and insights.
Four richly illustrated novellas in a new collection showcase Sala’s unmistakable style that mixed humor, horror and mystery.
The two owners are hoping to find buyers who love books and the community as much as they do.
UC Berkeley Professor Jennifer Doudna won the Nobel Prize for her part in unlocking the secrets of CRISPR.
This book, ‘Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age,’ is, above all, a wide-angle portrait of archaeologists at work.
Burke, who went to Berkeley High, played for the Oakland A’s and the Dodgers, who offered him $75,000 to marry a woman.
Best-selling author Walter Issacson, who has written about Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, turns his eye to Doudna.