05 June 2015

Look for us at the Bay Area Book Festival

Saturday & Sunday
6 & 7 June 2015
Berkeley Civic Center

Look for the joint BAHA/Berkeley Historical Society booth on Allston Way, in front of the Downtown YMCA and across from the Post Office.

The booth will be open from 10 am until 6 pm on both days, offering dozens of titles of history and fiction about Berkeley, including many hard-to-find or out-of-print BAHA and BHS publications.

Author book signings:

  • Burl Willes, author of Tales of the Elmwood and editor of Picturing Berkeley: A Postcard History, 10–11 am, Saturday.
  • Dave Weinstein, author of It Came From Berkeley, 11 am–1 pm, Saturday.
  • Shirley Streshinsky, author of Atomic Love (Robert Oppenheimer and his Berkeley days), 1–3 pm, Saturday.
  • Tonya Staros and Jeanine Castello-Lin, co-authors of Crowden School oral history, 2–4 pm, Saturday.
  • Shelley Rideout, co-author of Berkeley Bohemia, 10 am–1 pm, Sunday.
  • Susan Cerny, author of Berkeley Landmarks and the Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area, 11:30 am–1:30 pm, Sunday.
  • Susan Austin, author of The Bamboo Garden, a children’s novel of interracial friendship against the backdrop of 1923 Berkeley and the Berkeley Fire, 12–2 pm, Sunday.
  • Roy Fisher Doolan, long-time Berkeley resident and author of a new memoir about his life, including World War II experiences, 2–4 pm, Sunday.
  • Sarah Wikander, co-author of Picturing Berkeley: A Postcard History, 2–5 pm, Sunday.
  • Harvey Smith, author of Berkeley and the New Deal, 2–5 pm, Sunday.