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- Reflections on San Francisco Bay: A Kayaker's Tall Tales, Vol. 13
- For a group of San Francisco Bay Area residents, Thursday nights are reserved for kayaking on the bay. Islands, bights, caves, and more . . . no corner of the bay and its history are left unexplored. While the tales in this volume chronicle only the paddles in 2012, they are part of a longer time flow, starting in 2000.
- Lynn and Joe: Peculiar Travel Suggestions
- A passionate and unrepentant memoir of illicit and adulterous love in 1970s Berkeley. Lynn Danielle —a dancer, a poet, an artist, a lifelong student of existentialism, a single mother grieving for displaced sons, attempts to revive her optimism against all logic, by following, “Peculiar travel suggestions” (As suggested by Kurt Vonnegut in Cat's Cradle).
- Jazz on the Barbary Coast
- "This volume attempts to survey the black music of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California from 1850 to 1940.
- Best of Best Women's Erotica
- Readers and critics everywhere have applauded the Best Women’s Erotica series, exclaiming that it shows "women’s sexuality in all its wet, juicy, romantic, and lustful guises" (Libido) and "gets racier every year" (San Francisco Bay Guardian).
- Fuzzy Business
- In the near future, America is slowly becoming populated with a new minority: men and women who, at their parents' behest, were genetically altered in the womb to exhibit the appearance of anthropomorphic animals. Miara is a humanimal, a woman just like anyone else, except with feline features and some feline abilities.
- Manresa: An Edible Reflection
- The long-awaited cookbook by one of the San Francisco Bay Area's star chefs, David Kinch, who has revolutionized restaurant culture with his take on the farm-to-table ethic and focus on the terroir of the Northern California coast.
- The Aftermath of Forever: How I Loved and Lost and Found Myself
- Love and music collide in this refreshing, uplifting memoir that chronicles the romantic coming-of-age of a woman in her 20s experiencing the dating scene in the San Francisco Bay Area. After the disappointment of a failed marriage, Natalye Childress embarks on a soul-searching journey to discover what happens when true and everlasting turns out not to last that long.
- California Slim : The Music, the Magic, and the Madness
- "There are literary reminiscences that reek of self-congratulation over one’s arbitrary proximity to movers and shakers who made a significant cultural and/or historical impact. Andy Bernstein’s CALIFORNIA SLIM aspires to, and achieves, more than that. Andy was THERE, at the onset of that post-’50s revolution that, as a poet once put it, roared as it ripped the threadbare fabric of an age.
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