Time for another link roundup! A lot of these are pretty old, but worth seeing if you missed them the first time around; the last two in particular are pretty meaty and essential reading for any booklover.
- First off, on the newsier side of things, Tosca Cafe, where many Litquake events are held, is in danger of eviction.
- San Francisco magazine asked some members of the Bay Area literary community what they’re reading this summer.
- Book Ends: The Bold Italic ran some nice little profiles of some of the city’s independent bookstores. Worth checking out for the great design if nothing else.
- This article about bookselling at Red Hill Books (which is right in my neighborhood, Bernal Heights) ran in the Rumpus in July, but you need to read it if you haven’t already. It’s a long, lovely memoir about the people one meets and the stories one gains as a bookseller.
- And finally, also from the Rumpus, this beautiful illustrated article about the San Francisco public library is actually from last May, but is unmissable (and worth a revisit if you saw it the first time).