.Books & Literature

Oct 10, 2023

New book by herbalist Erin Masako Wilkins emphasizes local plants

When herbalist Erin Masako Wilkins was in acupuncture school, she noticed that many of the support herbs and foods taught in her classes were the same ones she saw in her grandparents’ kitchen. “It’s in our homes,” she realized. “We have a cultural connection to foods.” Her new book, Asian American...
Feb 7, 2023

Dear Gillian: Women Invited to Send Their Sex Fantasies

Hey ladies, Gillian Anderson, the actor made famous by her roles in the television shows The X-Files and Sex...
Jan 25, 2023

Being Brave: Elizabeth Herron returns to Occidental Center for the Arts

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Elizabeth Herron bonded with nature at a young age while wandering in the woods in...
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Sep 13, 2022

‘California Burning’ chronicles PG&E’s history and recent scandals

Last week’s historic heatwave served as a reminder of the historic fragility of the Golden State’s power system. In the...
Apr 5, 2022

Fantasy Fave: Word Horde sparks local imaginations

The quests of many fantasy novels lead to a specific destination. If you’re under four feet tall and travel...
Apr 5, 2022

Open Book: Author Alice Walker’s journals

I remember the days when almost every woman I knew in northern California poured over Alice Walker’s new age...
Apr 5, 2022

Backstory: New memoir from Greg Sarris

The new book from Greg Sarris, Becoming Story: A Journey Among Seasons, Places, Trees, and Ancestors, is a personal...
Apr 5, 2022

Found Poems: New volume by Ulalume González de León

The new poetry book from Sixteen Rivers Press, Plagios (Plagiarisms) Volume Two by Mexican poet Ulalume González de León,...
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