The Litography Project

Most people who visit Calistoga -- a town in the Napa Valley -- come for the wine and the spa treatments; few come for the literary history. But they could: one of the most romantic honeymoon getaways ever written about happened one hundred and thirty five years ago.

Sometimes the things we write can cause controversy, and even end up being deadly. Early this year two gunmen opened fire in the office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 employees.

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For The Book Report we ask Bay Area authors to tell us about a book that’s meaningful for them. Today we hear from San Francisco writer Maggie Tokuda-Hall.

You'll be completely absorbed in this incredibly atmospheric book. Plus there's murder and kissing. So it's got all the good stuff.

Click the audio player above to hear about the book. 

The Book Report : Peter Orner

May 11, 2015

For The Book Report we ask Bay Area authors to tell us about a book that’s meaningful for them. Today we hear from Bay Area writer Peter Orner.

I think this book will challenge anybody to see any individual, whoever they are, whether they live on the streets or not, in a much deeper way.

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The Book Report: Natalie Baszile

Apr 29, 2015

The Book Report is a series where we talk to local authors about they books they love. Today we hear about Amy Bloom's Away from Natalie Baszile, a writer living in San Francisco. 

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