San Francisco: the eternal book subject

SFC_2020_05_19_Page28My May 19, 2020 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

The city of San Francisco has long been a favorite subject for writers, especially those who come from somewhere else and find a home here. In both fiction and nonfiction, the city is an alluring subject, with its spectacular beauty and vibrant history. Writers can find ample material in the Gold Rush and Barbary Coast, Beat culture, the Summer of Love, gay culture and today’s tech-dominated landscape.

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