UC Press congratulates Rebecca Solnit on winning two major awards for Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas: the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA) Award for Regional Title of the Year, and the Northern California Book Award for Creative Nonfiction.
The NCIBA Awards are decided by local booksellers who choose their favorite books in seven different [more...]
Contributors, friends, and fans gathered to celebrate the release of Rebecca Solnit’s Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas at the McCroskey Mattress Co. earlier this month. Not even a World Series game could keep them away, although the San Francisco Chronicle’s Leah Garchik did show up with with an earpiece in tuned to the game.
Utne Reader has named Rebecca Solnit one of its 25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World, praising Solnit for telling a different story than the one told by mainstream media in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—”a story of strength and resilience” that revealed “the courage and humanity displayed by the millions of volunteers who helped [more...]