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6/13/2013

I meet Ethel Rohan outside the Book Exchange in Bolinas, a bookstore where no one works and you pay what you consider a fair price for the... More»

6/12/2013

Here's a game: Go walking in the financial district, just south of Market Street. Choose a building—not one of the glassy monoliths,... More»

6/7/2013

Wending her way on foot from Potrero Hill through the Mission to reach our designated rendezvous at the corner of Dolores and 22nd, Rebecca... More»

6/6/2013

Chinaka Hodge: I always thought Chinaka would be president, but, oh well, she wants to be a writer (... More»

6/5/2013

One warm evening in early April, Jon Mooallem met me on Market Street to walk to the ballpark, as we’ve done often enough that we no longer need to... More»

6/4/2013

Female friends of mine passed around Lucy Corin’s first novel, ... More»

6/3/2013

This is what it’s like to spend time with Michael Lewis. You’ve got a job to do—this interview—so he invites you to... More»

5/31/2013

We nearly drive right by the place because they’ve changed the sign. “It’s been almost 20 years,... More»

5/30/2013

Kara Levy has a cold. She’s both amused and annoyed by this. “It states in my Crohn’s contract that I’m never to... More»

5/29/2013

It’s 4:37 p.m. on the Saturday before Easter, and Ryan Coogler and I are ’bout to miss each other. Coogler, affectionately... More»

5/28/2013

I’m at Pizzaiolo on Telegraph Avenue, in the Temescal district of Oakland. It’s 8 a.m.—the exact minute the restaurant... More»

4/19/2013

He can’t really be that calm, can he? It’s hard to believe that a man could successfully manage a major-league baseball team... More»