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Banned Book! Gloria Frym reading The Blind Owl

Gloria Frym is the author of two short story collections — Distance No Object (City Lights Books) and How I Learned (Coffee House Press) — as well as several volumes of poetry, and a book of interviews, Second Stories: Conversations with Women Artists (Chronicle Books). In 2002, … Continue reading

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Banned! Malcolm Margolin discussing banned Indian languages in California

Malcolm Margolin the founder and owner of Heyday Books in Berkeley in the mid-70s, as well as a publisher. Heyday publishes books on the history, literature and environment of California, with specific focuses on California Native Americans and the San Francisco. He has also … Continue reading

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Banned Book! Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick read from Madame Bovary at City Lights

Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte are the co-founders of Porchlight, San Francisco’s longest running storytelling series. Lisick’s books include the memoir, Everybody Into the Pool, and the self-help, Helping Me Help Myself. She is a member of the queer roadshow … Continue reading

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Banned Book! Joshua Mohr reading A Clockwork Orange

Read about the banned books project here. Joshua Mohr is the San Francisco Chronicle best-selling author of Some Things That Meant the World to Me and Termite Parade, a New York Times Book Review editors’ choice selection. He teaches creative writing at The Writing Salon in San Francisco and … Continue reading

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