Bridging language, gender and nationality, Salas Rivera is an advocate for the preservation and growth of Puerto Rican literature.
South America, Evolutionary History, and the World of a Little-Known, Intriguingly Intelligent Bird of Prey: Johnathan Meiburg's 'A Most Remarkable Creature'
How a chance encounter with one of Charles Darwin’s avian discoveries inspired a fascinating tale.
A Turbulent Tale of Marriage, Murder and Betrayal: The Little-Known History of One of Marin's Most Influential Founding Families
Jo M. Haraf’s history of a 19th-century Marin family is rich with research and delivers plenty of drama.
Stories of Survival: Isabel Allende's Latest Novel, "Violeta", Set During the Time of the Spanish Flu
The beloved best-selling Chilean author discusses her life in Marin County and her drive to write novels in, and about, challenging times.
A New Take on the Dickens Classic, 'A Christmas Carol', Illustrated by Local Author and Artist Paige Peterson
The classic Christmas tale gets a refresh.
Let Down by the System: How the “Varsity Blues” College Admissions Scandal Took Down a Stanford Sailing Coach
John Vandemoer’s new book gives a firsthand account of what happens when both the academic and judicial system fail in the hands of a con artist.
Amy Tan Talks Family History, Teaching a MasterClass, and Being in a Band With Dave Barry at The Sonoma Valley Author’s Festival
The Authors on the Plaza event at the 4th annual festival attracted big name authors to the wine region.
In her new book, author Meg Waite Clayton revisits the horrors of World War II in France.
The hidden Tomales Bay retreat that inspired Van Jones, Rebecca Solnit and Michael Pollan.
A Novel About the Turbulent 1960s and '70s, From Professor, Social Justice Advocate and Writing Coach Cathy Rath
This new book tackles difficult social justice issues — and tells a great story.