If you saw a hitchhiker with a pencil mustache holding a sign that read, "I'm Not Psycho," would you stop and pick him up?
What if that hitchhiker turned out to be none other than filmmaker John Waters, of "Cry-Baby" and "Hairspray" fame? Waters
thumbed rides all the way from Massachusetts to California, and he documents his adventures in a new book, "Carsick."
Portland has Powell's. San Francisco has City Lights. Los Angeles has Book Soup. They're indepdendent book stores -- and they're
being celebrated Saturday with the very first California Bookstore Day.
Author and illustrator Maira Kalman latest book, Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything, is
a whimsical and hypnotic look into one Founding Father's life and accomplishments.
A handful of things to do for National Poetry Month.
In response to Joanna Walsh's #readwomenin2014 campaign, choose one of these books by 10 Bay Area authors to read next.