Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton Digs into the Bay Area's Hidden Subcultures

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From Chinatown's Mah Jong houses, to the regulars on the 5th floor of the main public library, to the bison in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco is rich with communities and stories. Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton spent three years uncovering the city's unsung and often hidden subcultures. She joins us to talk about her book, "Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words." We'll talk to her about the San Francisco she sees and we want to hear from you: tell us about your favorite hidden Bay Area communities.

A Look Inside 'Meanwhile in San Francisco'

The San Francisco Main Library


Wendy MacNaughton, illustrator and author of "Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words"


5th and 6th Streets

Civic Center Farmer's Market

The Dolphin Club

The Outer Sunset

Images published with permission from "Meanwhile in San Francisco," Wendy McNaughton, Chronicle Books (2014)