Holding Silvan: A Brief Life
Posted by Monica Wesolowska | Books | 0 |
Ariel: A Memoir
Posted by Ariel Parkinson | Books | 0 |
The Doris Diaries
Posted by Julia Park Tracey | Books | 0 |
by The Monthly Staff | Books | 0 |
Local independent bookstores weigh in on their favorite back-to-school books for kids and adults.Read More
Steve Wasserman Writes Heyday’s Second Chapter
by Edward Guthmann | Books | 0 |
A former Los Angeles Times Book Review editor, Steve Wasserman returns to his roots in Berkeley to leave his mark on independent California publishing.Read More
American Exceptionalism at Its Worst
The horrors of American torture at Abu Ghraib are revealed.Read More
The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage
Writer Phyllis Grant of Berkeley shares life lessons from the kitchen and a recipe in her essay, “Recipe,” one of 28 pieces collected in a recently published anthology, The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family and How We Learn to Eat. Two San Francisco authors and editors, Caroline M. Grant and Lisa Catherine Harper, put together the collection, which includes submissions from several Bay Area writers.Read More
Holding Silvan: A Brief Life
by Monica Wesolowska | Books | 0 |
Berkeley writer Monica Wesolowska recently published the memoir Holding Silvan: A Brief Life, which explores the love and ethics behind forgoing medical intervention for her newborn son. This poignant and lyrical book chronicles the author’s painful and lovely days with her baby.Read More
Separated From the World by Choice
by James Gage | Feature |
Hidden in the East Bay hills, the Carmelite nuns of Kensington live at the most secluded monastery in the United States.
by Edward Guthmann | Feature |
A Mother’s Heart
by Flossie Lewis | Feature |
Faces of the East Bay
Ask the Expert: Estate Planning with Sara Diamond
by The Monthly Staff | Sep 22, 2021 | Faces of the East Bay, Family Care
The pandemic created the urgency for many East Bay families to set up an estate plan. Richmond Estate Planning Attorney, Sara Diamond answers questions about wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives.
Berkeley-based bio honors SF architect Bernard Maybeck’s daughter-in-law
by Pam Valois | Jul 29, 2021 | Architecture, Faces of the East Bay, History
Jacomena van Huizen Maybeck’s life began in 1901 on a Javanese sugar plantation and ended ninety-five years later in her house in the Berkeley hills. I met her in 1977, as my boyfriend and I followed the rumors of a unique cottage for rent. From the time of our first...
Ray Darten Brings Indie Designs to Bay Street
by Nana Twumasi | Jun 1, 2019 | Faces of the East Bay, Retail
Ray Darten means for its color clothing to be worn.
Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Urges Parents to Discuss Race
by Lisa Fernandez | Apr 1, 2019 | Faces of the East Bay, Parenting
A Cal psychologist has a simple prescription for race relations.