The Oy Way!

Sunday, October 21st - 2:00 p.m. Follow the Path of Most Resistance!  Cogitator, philosopher & humorist Harvey Gottliffe imparts the technique and wisdom -- and the beneficial health effects -- of "The Oy Way". Feeling a little stiff after … [Read more...]

New on the shelves this weekend

Hotly anticipated new books on the shelves at Bird & Beckett include novels by Michael Chabon (Telegraph Avenue), T.C. Boyle (San Miguel), Zadie Smith (NW), Irvine Welsh (Skagboys); short stories by Junot Diaz (This is How You Lose Her); … [Read more...]

Birds of a Feather
Writers read their work

Sunday, September 23rd -- 2:00 p.m. PAWA (Philippine American Writers & Artists) co-presents with Bird & Beckett "Birds of a Feather" -- a reading featuring Bay Area writers Rabih Alameddine, Laura Goode and Barbara Jane Reyes. RABIH … [Read more...]

8 day forecast

Literature with a chance of pulp fiction coming up, a little stormy political commentary, some gentle philosophical breezes out of the west.  Between now and Thursday, we're selling books.  Open 11 a.m. every day, closing at 7 p.m... except when … [Read more...]

Books at Bird & Beckett!

Pity the Billionaire, Thomas Frank's latest salvo in the struggle to scrape away the scales from the eyes of Americans conned by the rhetoric of wealth and righteousness, arrives in stock Tuesday (paperback, $16).  Also in that shipment, Good Girls … [Read more...]