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Bay Area Book Festival Podcast

Aug 25, 2022

Majora Carter, John Kamp, James Rojas, Mitchell Schwarzer, Alexis Madrigal

Displacement, gentrification, the soaring cost of living: these issues have ravaged cities across the Bay and America. We need new visions of urban success. Mitchell Schwarzer (“Hella Town”) weighs in on Oakland’s past and future; James...

Aug 18, 2022

Aamina Ahmad, Uzma Aslam Khan, NoViolet Bulawayo, Lance Knobel

Three supremely talented writers with a global perspective will open our eyes to historical and contemporary cycles of oppression and resistance. Booker Prize finalist NoViolet Bulawayo (“We Need New Names,” “Glory”) has constructed a postcolonial...

Aug 11, 2022

Alexandra Kenin, Heather Knight, Peter Hartlaub

Ever wonder where to find a hiker's rugged dream in the big bad city? Alexandra Kenin (“Urban Trails: San Francisco”) has meticulously tracked all 70 miles of hiking trails and 220 parks in mainland San Francisco, Alcatraz, and the islands. In this special in-person...

Aug 4, 2022

Lily Anderson, Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Rex Horner

Read about powerful young women with a side of killer fun. In Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s graphic novel debut “Squad,” Becca longs to be popular at her new school, and winds up finding her place in a group of girls who also happen to be werewolves. Lily...