Book List in Order:12 titles

  • Harry's first poem describes his nightmare, the Berkeley Pit, which, in 1962, gouged the heart out of his hometown, Butte, Montana. The pit mine's namesake, Berkeley, California becomes his dream of hope. He arrives there in the late 1960s as politic...


  • From American Book Award-winner Dorothy Bryant, comes this timeless story about caring for an aging parent. With complexity, bravery, and dry humor, The Test details the frustrating push and pull between Pat and her eighty-year-old father, who is att...


  • This 1987 American Book Award Winner follows the story of the young Mei-li Murrow who is dubbed “Madame Psyche” after she accidentally predicts the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Although she wins fame and fortune, Mei-li seeks a truer spiritua...


  • This novel unfolds as a series of entries in the journal of a suburban housewife attending college for the first time at the age of thirty-five. Ella’s growing consciousness begins to shake the foundations of her life, and she comes to the realizat...


  • Recovering in the hospital after a mysterious accident, retired San Francisco teacher Anna Giardino retraces the events of her life. As she recovers tender but painful memories of her working-class Italian American childhood, her years teaching and e...



  • The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You is part love story, part science fiction, at once Jungian myth and utopian allegory.“Truly unforgettable!”—San Francisco ChronicleThe kin of Ata live only for the dream. Their work, their art, their love are ...








  • A bond grows between Sally Morgan, a fifty-year-old woman whose marriage is dissolving and whose children no longer need her, and the twenty-five-year-old prison inmate she corresponds with and encourages to write poetry...



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