Denmark Gatewood had a captive audience. On Saturday, he sat on a small stage reading children’s books filled with stories about Black children, written by Black authors to a group of mostly Black children and...
Oakland and Berkeley Public Libraries co-hosted Dioram-Off, a book-themed diorama competition, at Actual Cafe in North Oakland on Wednesday.
Pico Iyer, the travel writer and a decades-long acquaintance of the current Dalai Lama, has a new book about his old friend.
Deep Oakland project's Stephanie Young reads her poetry at Studio One on April 3.
Welcome to a recurring feature here at the Reading Room, The Department of Broken Spines.