Off-site

Off-site

Offsite: Michael Zagaris with Kevin Hunsanger

Cover of Michael Zagaris' Field of Play: 60 Years of NFL Photography. The cover is a black and white photo of a San Francisco 49ers player and coach kneeled down on the field in deep conversation. with bright stadium lights shining above them.

Pre-Order Now Badge
Field of Play: 60 Years of NFL Photography By Michael Zagaris (By (photographer)), Steve Cassady, Ronnie Lott (Other primary creator), Joe Montana (Other primary creator), Fred Biletnikoff (Other primary creator), Harry Edwards (Other primary creator) Cover Image
By Michael Zagaris (By (photographer)), Steve Cassady, Ronnie Lott (Other primary creator), Joe Montana (Other primary creator), Fred Biletnikoff (Other primary creator), Harry Edwards (Other primary creator)
$80.00
ISBN: 9781951836764
Availability: Coming Soon. Pre-Order Now!
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 4th, 2022

A striking celebration of decades of unparalleled access to the NFL by a critically acclaimed sports photojournalist

For the past 60 years, Michael Zagaris has taken his camera behind the scenes of the NFL, capturing the moments that define America’s game.


Virtual Event: Bay Area Book Festival Pride & Joy

Promo graphic for Bay Area Book Fest's Proide & Joy, National Coming Out Day Celebration. The graphic featured photos of moderator Kathleen Archambeau and featured readers  Colm Tóibín, Bishop Dr. Karen Oliveto, Dr. Ardel Haefele-Thomas, Sidney Grant, Laurie Gale Rubin-Taira, and Louisa Wall

The Magician: A Novel By Colm Toibin Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781476785097
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Scribner - September 20th, 2022

A New York Times Notable Book, Critic’s Top Pick, and Top Ten Book of Historical Fiction

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg Businessweek

From one of today’s most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set a


Nora Webster: A Novel By Colm Toibin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439170939
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Scribner - June 2nd, 2015

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing, and finding her own voice—“heartrendingly transcendant” (The New York Times, Janet Maslin).

Set in


Brooklyn By Colm Toibin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501106477
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Scribner - September 8th, 2015

Colm Tóibín’s New York Times bestselling novel—also an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture—is “a moving, deeply satisfying read” (Entertainment Weekly) about a young Irish immigrant in Brooklyn in the early 1950s.

“One of the most unforgettable char


The Blackwater Lightship: A Novel By Colm Toibin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743203319
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2001

From the author of The Master and Brooklyn, Colm Tóibín weaves together the lives of three generations of estranged women as they reunite to witness and mourn the death of a brother, a son, and a grandson.

It is Ireland in the early 1990s.


Together at the Table: Diversity Without Division in the United Methodist Church By Karen Oliveto Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780664263607
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Westminster John Knox Press - July 31st, 2018

Together at the Table is the personal story and public message of Bishop Karen Oliveto, the first openly LGBTQ person to be elected a bishop in The United Methodist Church. Her election was and is controversial, with opponents seeking to have her removed and some even threatening violence against her.


Our Strangely Warmed Hearts: Coming Out Into Gods Call By Karen P Oliveto Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781501858918
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Abingdon Press - March 26th, 2018

As John Wesley discovered his true spiritual identity, he experienced a strangely warmed heart. Through poignant stories and well-reasoned principles, Karen Oliveto discloses why and how spiritual renewal and a personal call to ministry emerge in the strangely warmed hearts of lesbian and gay Christians.


Transgender: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) By Aaron Devor, Ardel Haefele-Thomas Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781440856907
Published: ABC-CLIO - February 15th, 2019

Transgender: A Reference Handbook is a go-to resource about the transgender experience. The book takes contemporary as well as historic aspects into consideration. It looks at ancient indigenous cultures that honored third, fourth, and fifth gender identities as well as more contemporary ideas of what transgender means.


Introduction to Transgender Studies By Ardel Haefele-Thomas, Thatcher Combs (With), Susan Stryker (Foreword by) Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781939594273
Published: Harrington Park Press, LLC - February 5th, 2019

This is the first introductory textbook intended for transgender/trans studies at the undergraduate level. The book can also be used for related courses in LGBTQ, queer, and gender/feminist studies.


We Make It Better: The LGBTQ Community and Their Positive Contributions to Society (Gender Identity Book for Teens, Gay Rights, Transgend By Eric Rosswood, Kathleen Archambeau Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781633538207
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Mango - January 15th, 2019

Celebrate the LGBT Community

"For all LGBTQ teens and young adults, this book will help inspire and empower you to become your best selves."―Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-winning Screenwriter, "Milk

#1 Bestseller in LGBT Studies, Lesbian Studies


Pride & Joy: LGBTQ Artists, Icons and Everyday Heroes (Lgbt History, Gift for Teen, Role Models, for Readers of We Make It Better) By Kathleen Archambeau, Dustin Lance Black (Foreword by) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781633535503
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Mango - June 22nd, 2017

Stories of success, happiness and hope from the LGBT community

Stories that comprise the best of LGBT history: Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Artists, Icons and Everyday Heroestells the stories of queer citizens of the world living OUT and proud happy, fulfilling, successful lives. Diverse and global. Famous and unsung.


Offsite Event: Books on the Garden with Atava Garcia Swiecicki


Join us on Saturday, October 29 at 1pm PT when Atava Garcia Swiecicki shares with us from her book, The Curanderx Toolkit: Reclaiming Ancestral Latinx Plant Medicine and Rituals for Healing

The Curanderx Toolkit: Reclaiming Ancestral Latinx Plant Medicine and Rituals for Healing By Atava Garcia Swiecicki Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781597145718
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Heyday Books - July 12th, 2022

A practical guide to understanding and using Mexican healing traditions in everyday life


Virtual Event: May-lee Chai with C Pam Zhang

Cover of May-Lee Chai's Tomorrow in Shanghai and Other Stories. The cover is an abstract painting with a gray blue background, scratches of light orange across it, and three bright red circles floating down the cover. The title and author's name are written in an indigo print.

Tomorrow in Shanghai: Stories By May-Lee Chai Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781949467864
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Blair - August 30th, 2022

A short story collection exploring cultural complexities in China, the Chinese diaspora in America, and the world at large.In a vibrant and illuminating follow-up to her award-winning story collection, Useful Phrases for Immigrants, May-lee Chai's latest collection Tomorrow in Shanghai explores multicultural complexities through lenses of class, wealth, age, gender, and sexual


Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories By May-Lee Chai Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780932112767
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Blair - October 23rd, 2018

In the title story of this timely and innovative collection, a young woman wearing a Prada coat attempts to redeem a coupon for plastic storage bins while her in-laws are at home watching the Chinese news and taking her private phone calls. It is the lively and wise juxtaposition of cultures, generations, and emotions that characterize May-lee Chai's amazing stories.


How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel By C Pam Zhang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525537212
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Riverhead Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


Offsite: Books on the Garden: Wildflowers and Wildfires Poetry Reading

JOIN US ON SATURDAY, September 24 AT 1PM WHEN WE CELEBRATE the latest INSTALLMENT OF OUR BOOKS ON THE GARDEN EVENT SERIES, Wildflowers and Wildfires: Poetry 

Martian: The Saint of Loneliness By James Cagney Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781623177706
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Nomadic Press - September 27th, 2022

Winner of the 2021 Academy of American Poets James Laughlin Award

A blistering exploration of America’s legacy of anti-Black violence from an indispensable poet of our time


Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems By Jennifer S. Cheng Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939460158
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Tarpaulin Sky Press - February 7th, 2018

Poetry. California Interest. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. Winner of the Tarpaulin Sky Book Award, chosen by Bhanu Kapil. Mixing fable and fact, extraordinary and ordinary, Jennifer S.


Requeening: Poems By Amanda Moore Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063096288
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Ecco - October 26th, 2021

“A rare feat for any book of poems, let alone a debut, in that the lines, wrought with such deft precision and care, mark the sum total of a life richly lived and felt at the seat of poetry...These poems care, first and foremost, for what they write of and through, which is a much needed—yet increasingly rare—achievement.” -- Ocean Vuong


Whatever Love Means By Christine No Cover Image
$19.55
Temporarily Unavailable
ISBN: 9780988994591
Published: Barrelhouse - October 15th, 2021

In her debut collection, Christine No offers the rare experience of watching a mind mine the body, the psyche, and the interwoven histories of family. These searching poems are equally full of wisdom and unanswerable questions. Brutally honest, tender, and fierce, No's poems lay bare the pain of personal discovery, the hope of a future free of harm, and the struggle to survive.


Mother Tongue Apologize By Preeti Vangani Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9788193929537
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)
Published: Rlfpa Editions - February 4th, 2019

Humor-dark, sharp, and often redemptive-permeates this irresistible collection of poems exploring womanhood, family and sexual relationships with the candor of a camera's eye 'blinking to capture one perfect shot.' Preeti Vangani cuts to the heart of each moment like a reporter on the beat; hers is a poetry of the unresolved present and the mercurial future tense.


Virtual Event: Rachel Aviv with Stephanie Danler


Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us By Rachel Aviv Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374600846
Availability: Click the TITLE to view store availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 13th, 2022

The acclaimed, award-winning New Yorker writer Rachel Aviv offers a groundbreaking exploration of mental illness and the mind, and illuminates the startling connections between diagnosis and identity.


Stray: A Memoir By Stephanie Danler Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911877
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Vintage - April 27th, 2021

From the bestselling author of Sweetbitter, a memoir of growing up in a family shattered by lies and addiction, and of one woman's attempts to find a life beyond the limits of her past.


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Off-site