A forgotten history of how our government segregated America.
Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a Fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He lives in California, where is a Fellow of the Haas Institute at the University of California–Berkeley.
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Harper's columnist Rebecca Solnit returns to City Arts for her new book "Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (And Essays)." Author of many books, including "The Mother of All Questions," "Men Explain Things to Me," "Hope in the Dark" and "Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas," Solnit is in conversation with Astra Taylor […]
The former executive editor of the New York Times--the first female to hold the position in the company's 160-year history--Jill Abramson visits This is Now with Angie Coiro to discuss her new book "Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts," for which she followed four companies--The New York Times, The […]
One of the best books of 2018, Oakland-based Tommy Orange's debut novel "There There" reached number one on the SF Chronicle bestseller list and is one of three titles shortlisted for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. The book asks readers to examine their assumptions about who Native Americans are and how and where […]
Bookshop Santa Cruz hosts the Booker Prize and American Book Award-winning author of "A Brief History of Seven Killings" for his anticipated new novel "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," which NPR has already said "will come to be seen as a classic of our times." James reads from and discusses the book, which is the first […]
Montana-based Stephanie Land reads from her remarkable debut book "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive," about her struggles to work her way out of poverty as a single mother scrubbing the toilets and cleaning the homes of the wealthy. Her story will resonate with all overworked, underpaid Americans, giving voice […]