Stories about Literature

Jeff Adachi didn’t die from drugs or alcohol, new study says

The misleading (and negative) information about the late public defender keeps falling apart.

Milk Club narrowly opposes Big Tobacco

Close vote on vaping measure spurs discussion of greater transparency at SF democratic clubs.

Juul challenges key ballot language on overturning e-cig ban

Ballot Simplification Committee will hear arguments that ballot handbook language is biased -- and this could well end up in court.

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.

Screen Grabs: Lessons from the dictatorship mark ‘The Silence of Others’

Plus: Art house to blockbuster releases, like 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' and 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum'.

Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

Plus: Mozart's birthday, SF Movement Arts Fest, Jasmine Infiniti, and coastal light sculptures

BOOKS: ‘Liar’s Paradox’ is the best new thriller in years

Taylor Stevens has delivered a novel that is wild, crazy, entertaining -- and breaks all the rules.

Tax breaks for corporations are a bad idea, new study shows

The Twitter tax break, the tax breaks for Amazon -- they do a lot more harm than good. It's time SF officials admitted that.

Arts Forecast: Hip-Hop Dance Fest, The Orb, Great Dickens Christmas Fair…

'Troop Beverly Heels,' a tribute to local literary great Bill Berkson, SSION, Simpsons Trivia Night, and more this week.

Josephine Zhao hasn’t really dropped out

At least, that's what her supporters are saying—and despite the widespread condemnation of her transphobia, she could still be a factor in the race