Alysia Abbott pays tribute to the gay, single-parent dad who raised her in bohemian SF
All signs point to pigeons and 13-year-old girls in Michelle Tea's latest YA fantasy trilogy starter
'Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society' takes readers to the brink
Updated Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry updates updates updates
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's new memoir The End of San Francisco captures tumultuous times
San Francisco icon Xara Thustra looks back at 15 years of underground art
'Zodiac' author Robert Graysmith talks San Francisco history and his new book, 'Black Fire'
Damien Echols' powerful new memoir 'Life After Death'
New book lays bare the countercultural roots of the Renaissance Faire
Litquake's biblio-pocalypse approacheth
New books look back at NYC's neighborhood art scene
A romp through this year's bumper crop of trash lit
A native son counters the myths of Chinatown in a new book
1980s teen movie star Molly Ringwald finds new success as an acclaimed author -- but can she still put lipstick on with her cleavage?
Does that exist? Meghan McCain says yes
Author David Kirby champions the anti-captivity movement in Death at SeaWorld
New memoir Opium Fiend documents an obsession with the cause of the "world's first real drug epidemic."
QUEER ISSUE: Why Are Faggots so Afraid of Faggots? questions queer assimilationism
Author Paul French investigates a decades-old murder in Midnight in Peking
A new anthology of female comic book artists doubles as a networking tool
New Bay anthology "Listen Whitey!" plays the sounds of black power
A BBC journalist gathers black voices for posterity
An Irish author's travels end in San Francisco, for now
Christine Beatty is Not Your Average American Girl