bookstore Written on the Dock of the Bay: Love, the Library By Holly McDede • Oct 27, 2015 Cal Tabuena-Frolli Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area. The San Francisco Bookstore Survival Guide By Holly McDede • Oct 8, 2014 Listen Listening... / 7:48 So you want to open a bookstore? Excellent news. Here's your guide to survival: Historic black bookstore on brink of closure By Holly McDede • Jun 19, 2013 Photo courtesy of Marcus Books Marcus Books opened in 1959, and quickly became a hub for the neighborhood’s black community. Founders Julian and Raye Richardson believed it was the first African American bookstore in America. Your Call's best books of 2012 By Ali Budner • Dec 19, 2012 Listen Listening... / 53:02 See the full list of recommendations from our bookworld specialists, and from other listeners!