Books

12:00am

Wed July 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: What's on your summer reading list?

Marcus Books

  

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5:19pm

Wed June 19, 2013
Arts & Culture

San Francisco's beloved City Lights Bookstore turns 60

It’s been 60 years since poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti decided to open City Lights Bookstore in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach. It was the first all-paperback bookstore in the country to also serve as a publishing house, a business move that changed the game of book selling forever. It didn’t take long for City Lights to become the center of the beat literary scene – by the 1960s it was practically home to writers like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac.

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5:24pm

Tue June 11, 2013
Education

Commentary: High school student questions male-dominated reading list

under creative commons liscense by flickr user Gayle Nicholson

High school students are looking for material that they can relate to. In this commentary, student Frances Saux from the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco realizes she's not connecting with her work as much as she could and that there's a specific reason why.

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3:58pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Arts & Culture

Arts/Culture/Weekend: Bikes, books, gardens, and your mom

Thursday May 9th is Bike to Work Day
www.ebbc.org/ East Bay Bike Coalition

This weekend brings not just Mother’s Day, but National Garden Day, too! Find out some ways to celebrate them both – and where you can exercise your mind and body – in this week’s Arts/Culture/Weekend!

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12:00am

Wed December 19, 2012
Books of 2012

Your Call's best books of 2012

See the full list of recommendations from our bookworld specialists, and from other listeners!

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