Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

This installment: a nonfiction account of being stalked; a touching French-Canadian DVD; the latest film by Wes Anderson; Bollywood Apocalypse;  short stories by a physician—inside dope;...
This installment: the book behind the hot new TV series (read last winter); a charming, peculiar DVD; a horror stew by a versatile writer; creepy, quirky short stories; linked stories set in a coal-...
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Have questions about how the Affordable Care Act will impact you? Starting on Tuesday, October 29, and continuing throughout November, the Point Reyes and Stinson Beach Libraries will be...
This installment: Winterson’s first autobiographical novel; a Nova Scotia novel about childbirth; interlocking stories from WWII in England; Oates at (perhaps) her darkest; post WWII in Canada...
Meg Linden, a volunteer with the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History, describes the current exhibit at the museum. On display now through December 18 are photographs of M.B. Boissevain, Marin...
Picture of the Nobel Prize medal.
 Literary awards take center stage this month.  On October 10th, the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Canadian author Alice Munro.  Dear Life is her most recent collection of...
Maps
There's a new way to explore the rich literary history of our region:  the Chronicle's Bay Area Literary Map.  Let your fingers do the clicking through this new interactive,...
OverDrive announced today that they have have temporarily disabled the Kindle book format from your OverDrive-powered website. Users will not be able to borrow, download, or place a hold on Kindle...
This installment: New Delhi surrealism; a psychological thriller set on Ibiza; Scandinavian melancholy from 9-year-old’s point of view; a lusty, brutal novel from China; haunting Sci-Fi/...
Science Month
  Listen to some science-related podcasts to satisfy your curiosity.  KQED Science News       Quirks & Quarks with Bob MacDonald    ...