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13
Jul

Thomas Pinney Wins Oscar Lewis Award

On July 12, The Book Club of California, a San Francisco-based society devoted to promoting an appreciation of the writing, design, and printing of fine books among collectors, scholars, and the public, …

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16
Jun

Richard Moore Wins Milley Award

Who knew successful artists from Mill Valley were so common? There are so many of them, in fact, that the town’s art commission and board of directors established the Milley Awards for …

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14
Jun

A New View of Consumption

When her first book came out, Allison Pugh hoped it would create a stir but feared no one would notice. Her hope won out. Longing and Belonging has been honored by the …

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06
May

The Bay Area’s Jewish History

On KQED’s Forum this week, Fred Rosenbaum spoke to Michael Krasny about his book Cosmopolitans: A Social & Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area, in which he …

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03
May

James Beard Award Winners

Two UC Press books are winners at the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, which honor the best of everything in food and wine. Encyclopedia of Pasta, by Oretta Zanini de Vita and …

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