President Barack Obama’s memoir made the cut but so did a quiet novel, ‘Looking for Eliza’ by Leaf Arbuthnot.
Three campaigns raised the most money in 2020: for Moe’s Books, Rialto Theaters and a West Berkeley metal shop making plastic face shields for health workers.
‘The Future of Another Timeline’ is the story of Tess, a middle-aged scientist who experiences 2022 as the present, and Beth, a teenage punk rocker living in the early 1990s.
Donald Trump won the 2016 election by convincing America’s right-wing populists to migrate ideologically. Can he do it again?
‘The Forests of California’ is a gorgeously illustrated book featuring Kaufmann’s watercolors. It is also a primer on how to approach nature.
In ‘Scandinavian Noir,’ the Berkeley author explores what the genre tells us about the countries that spawned it.
In a new graphic nonfiction book, ‘Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy,’ Daniel Newman, founder of Maplight, says people can be the change.
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.
Patrons will be able to return checked-out books starting today.
E. Kay Trimberger learned that nurture isn’t everything.
Rose Pastor Stokes was a Russian-Jewish émigré socialist who married one of the richest men in the U.S. Together they promoted socialism – until their divorce in 1917.