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Book Review | May 20, 2013

Eve Ensler: 'In the Body of the World'

The activist and playwright takes readers on a journey to near-death and back, following her work in the Congo and her own battle with cancer in her poetic memoir In the Body of the World. By Ingrid Rojas Contreras   

Book Review | May 05, 2013

Caroline Paul's 'Lost Cat', a Tale of Love Between People and Pets

A story of one woman's obsession with her cat's whereabouts, beautifully illustrated by real-life partner Wendy MacNaughton. By Kristin Farr   

Book Review | Apr 22, 2013

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's 'The End of San Francisco'

A new memoir by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is an urgent, moving, and insightful break-up with the city of San Francisco. By Ingrid Rojas Contreras   

The Writers' Block | Mar 18, 2013

Greatest Hits: Jennifer Egan

The Writers' Block is evolving into something new! But, before we get to where we're going, let's take a look back at where we've been. Jennifer Egan reads from her 2011 Pultizer Prize winning novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad. By Jennifer Egan   



The Writers' Block | Mar 04, 2013

Greatest Hits: David Sedaris

The Writers' Block is evolving into something new! But, before we get to where we're going, let's take a look back at where we've been. The one and only David Sedaris reads "Author, Author?," a story about the joys of book tours, giant boxes of condoms, and Costco. By David Sedaris   



The Writers' Block | Feb 18, 2013

Greatest Hits: Patti Smith

The Writers' Block is evolving into something new! But, before we get to where we're going, let's take a look back at where we've been. Patti Smith takes us on a trip to '60s New York with a reading from Just Kids! By Patti Smith   



Literature | Feb 14, 2013

Sexy Books, Unsexy Books: A Valentine's Day Slideshow

Shoppers and booksellers share the books that have shaped their romantic lives. Share your photos and stories by emailing sexy.unsexy.books@gmail.com! By Ingrid Rojas Contreras   

Book Review | Feb 12, 2013

'1616': A Single Thrilling Year in a Changing World

Thomas Christensen's book covering a single year in history is beautiful to look at, pleasant to read, and filled with tantalizing details about The World in Motion. By Ingrid Rojas Contreras   

Book Review | Feb 11, 2013

Art Book Round Up: Banksy, Bullfighting, Weiwei, and Warhol

Notable art books for your bedside table or coffee table include a survey of Banksy's career, photographs of balletic bullfighting, life lessons from Ai Weiwei, and a collection of testaments to the lasting influence of Andy Warhol. By Kristin Farr   

The Writers' Block | Feb 05, 2013

Greatest Hits: John Waters

The Writers' Block is evolving into something new! But, before we get to where we're going, let's take a look back at where we've been. In light of Baltimore's Super Bowl win, it makes sense to kick things off with John Waters! By John Waters   



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