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7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015

Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.

06/23/2015

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Netflix To Adapt Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ As New Family-Friendly Series

Lemony Snicket is a pseudonym for Daniel Handler, an author from San Francisco.

06/18/2015

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5 Books To Give Dad For Father’s Day Gifts

Dads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.

06/15/2015

Dashiell Hammett

Papers Of Dashiell Hammett, Creator Of SF Sleuth Sam Spade, Go To University of South Carolina

A major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina.

05/24/2015

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6 Books To Give Mom For Mother’s Day Gifts

Our moms do so much for us. Each Mother’s Day, we want to find the perfect gift to show just how much we love and appreciate them. Whether your mom loves novels or memoirs or home cooking, our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with a book that she’ll love.

05/04/2015

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Best New Books For Spring Book Club Picks

Spring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.

04/13/2015

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Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66

Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical “Discworld” series has died. He was 66.

03/12/2015

Dorothea Dorenz shared some photos taken by someone in the library showing dozens and dozens of books thrown away. (CBS SF)

Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out Books

An Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.

02/06/2015

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Best Books Based In San Francisco: Something To Read On A Cold Winter Night

A 2015 New Year’s resolution to read more books could be made all the more interesting by including several of the best books ever written in and about the City by the Bay.

01/19/2015

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Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

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