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The City That Was: The Literary Obsession That Ate My Life

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a […]

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Win $100 Gift Card for American-Made Goods @ Oakland Supply Co.

 

Oakland Supply Co. is a new retail concept shop from Oaklandish, and is now open in the historic waterfront Jack London Square district. This

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Libraries, Galleries, and Hostels: The Broke-Ass Traveler’s Sanctuaries in Italy

Photo by Leigh Cuen

Italy is not a cheap place to travel. Expensive culinary delights call out to pedestrians like sirens. Italy’s famous museums

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Benefit Concert for Ourshelves Lending Library This Wednesday 5/1

If you've been reading this site for awhile you know how big a fan of reading I am. It's one of my favorite things in the world,

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Four Ways To Possibly Get Rid of Writer’s Block

OK so let’s just jump right into it, because I’m fucking bored, perpetually heartbroken this week, and just not really into anything. Usually that’s when

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Five Things I Think Are Cool That You May Not

I wouldn’t necessarily refer to myself as quirky, but I do march to the beat of my own drum. Most of the time I live in my

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My Favorite Afternoon Delight

Sometimes when you are broke, there are very few ways to indulge in self-gratification. I am thinking of two in particular and I'm pretty sure you can

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Booze and Books: Tipping and Turning at Two Sisters Bar and Books

What's the best way to honor the unspoken nod between booze and books? Start a book club at a bar, right?

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Spring Book Sale All Weekend at Fort Mason

When was the last time you actually bought a book? Since most of us read our news, tweets and blogs online, some people feel books just add

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Broke-Ass Style Inspiration: The Baby-Sitters Club

My babysitting days were the richest days of my life. Okay, so maybe I only babysat the 4-year-old down the street every once in awhile--