.Books & Literature

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 barefoot, say, chances are you’re going to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Mordor to unload some troublesome jewelry.  Readers of the genre of all sizes (but preferably with shoes) will be happy to know...
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Jan 5, 2022

On the Page—An Excerpt from ‘Beat Blues’

When he’s not writing, Jonah Raskin is writing; which is to say he is always writing. The prolific author and...
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Mar 10, 2021

Wine Dogs

Anthropologists believe the “domestication event” that led to wolves becoming Canis lupus familiaris—a.k.a. the modern dog—occured about 10,000 years...
Mar 3, 2021

Ferlinghetti Spaghetti

A poet prevails As regards the recent passing of poet, playwright and Beat publisher, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, exiting at three digits...
Nov 20, 2020

The Modern Witch’s Guide to Magickal Self-Care

A “cottage witch,” according to Witchipedia, is “a witch whose magickal practice focuses mainly on the home.” Add to...
Nov 18, 2020

Sonoma Noir: New Jonah Raskin Mystery

Shelter-in-place provided prolific Sonoma County author Jonah Raskin ample time to conclude his murder mystery trilogy starring...
Nov 18, 2020

Formerly Unsheltered Sonoma County Author Takes New Direction

Edward Campagnola is currently editing the uplifting sequel to his debut novel, ‘Directions to the Dumpster.’
May 19, 2020

Local Bookstores Keep the Conversation Going Online

Book Passage, Copperfield's Books and others host free virtual readings and discussions with renowned writers.
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