Barbara Lane’s Book Friends | 8-11

Tuesday, August 11

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San Francisco Chronicle book columnist Barbara Lane is joined by writers from across the arts spectrum for free-ranging discussions about what they’re reading and writing during this unprecedented sheltering time plus a more global examination of how COVID-19 is changing the book world. Covid-19 and the Business of Books How has Covid-19 affected independent bookstores, local book festivals, the publishing industries? How are they responding? How can we support our beloved indies? What does the future look like? CHERILYN PARSONS, founder and executive director of the Bay Area Book Festival STEVE WASSERMAN, publisher and executive director of HeyDay Books PETE MULVAHILL, co-owner Green Apple Books Barbara Lane is the San Francisco Chronicle book columnist, Copperfield’s Books Director of Events and former JCCSF Director of Arts and Ideas.Covid-19 and the Business of Books.


Barbara Lane is the San Francisco Chronicle book columnist and Copperfield’s Books Director of Events.

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Book Recommendations

During the course of this conversation, numerous book titles were brought up as recommendations by the various guests.

Recommended by Barbara Lane

Barbara Lane is the San Francisco Chronicle book columnist, Copperfield’s Books Director of Events, former JCCSF Director of Arts and Ideas.

Charles Dickens Great Expectations
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice
Lisa Halliday Asymmetry
Ann Enright Actress
Elizabeth E. Little Pretty as a Picture
Joseph O’Neill Netherland
Jenny Offill Weather
Kenneth Grahame The Wind and the Willows 
Robert McCloskey Homer Price
Deborah Feldman Unorthodox