Japanese-American Author, Activist Helps Writers Of Color Find Their VoiceA San Francisco author is helping writers of of color share their stories that reflect their diverse backgrounds.
BART, SF Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola Peddle Free Fiction Via Vending MachineBART has installed dispensers at the Richmond, Fruitvale and Pleasant Hill stations which spit out short stories for free, using a system first introduced at famed director Francis Ford Coppola's Café Zoetrope in San Francisco's North Beach.
6 Good Books From Goodreads To Jumpstart Your Fall Reading ListGoodreads V.P. of Communications Suzanne Skyvara shares some reader favs with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego, to help jumpstart your fall reading list.
Goodreads Suggests Some Good Books To Add To Your 2019 Reading ListTime to get your 2019 reading list together. Elizabeth Khuri Chandler, co-founder of Goodreads, brought her picks and shared them with BAF host Michelle Griego.
'Alphabet' Mysteries Writer Sue Grafton DiesSue Grafton, author of the best-selling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77.
UC Berkeley Discovery Yields New Mark Twain Children's BookDoubleday Books for Young Readers announced Friday that it has acquired a Samuel Clemens-penned fairy tale recently discovered by Cal researchers.
Bob Dylan Breaks Silence, Accepts 2016 Nobel PrizeBob Dylan accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, and told the Swedish Academy getting the prestigious award left him "speechless."
Papers Of Dashiell Hammett, Creator Of SF Sleuth Sam Spade, Go To University of South CarolinaA major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina.
The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda GeddesSimon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
Bethenny Frankel's 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A BudgetBethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you're traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In The South BaySummer reading programs are a wonderful opportunity to get kids excited about reading. Check out this list of the South Bay's five best summer reading programs for kids.
Best Specialty Bookstores On The PeninsulaThese independent San Francisco bookstores reflect not just the owners' personalities but your own.
About The Bay: Getting Exposed To 'Naked' Literature In San FranciscoAn author may have specific ideas about how a reader should enjoy his or her work. In San Francisco, a group is taking an unusual tact on how literature might be enjoyed.
Best Book Clubs On The PeninsulaBe inspired to read by joining one of the many book clubs on the Peninsula. Here are five clubs open to new members.
A Guide To Literary San FranciscoWriter Julia Scheeres shares her tips to navigating a literary San Francisco.