Stories about Books

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

A ‘Witch Hunt’ that reverberates today

Playwright Carol Lashof takes on the Salem Witch Trials, in a light informed by slavery, immigration, and fear of others.

Gig economy horror stories frame supes hearing

Uber and Lyft have 'disrupted' lives and undermined labor laws, testimony shows

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

As rom-com 'Sell By' premieres at LGBTQ fest, the screen favorite speaks about the importance of gay friends and Planned Parenthood.

Oakland budget fight focuses on city revenue

The money's there -- so why is the city failing to fund critical services?

Remembering Kevin Killian, 1952-2019

The essential queer SF poet, writer, playwright, literary booster, and saucy gossip passed away Saturday at age 66.

Exploring love on its own terms with the team behind “The Sun is Also a Star”

Cast members of the new romance film and the writer of the original book version tell our writer why they haven't lost hope.

Surprising looks and gorgeous silks in ‘Kimono Refashioned’

Asian Art Museum exhibit takes in everything from Van Gogh to Anime in considering the impact of the traditional Japanese garment.

The Patty Hearst kidnapping and the rise of community-based organizations in SF

Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.