Among those who treasure the uniqueness of the former military post is author and California College of the Arts professor Leslie Carol Roberts. Her new book, “Here is Where I Walk, Episodes From a Life in the Forest,” describes a place that is a part of nature and yet is set within a dense urban landscape.
What once served as the frontline defenses and the eyes and ears of the Coast Artillery Corps are slowly fading into historical oblivion. During World War II, San Francisco was the second most heavily defended harbor in the United States.
“Harbor Defenses of San Francisco” is a concise, full-color edition that covers all batteries, fire control observation/spotting stations, power houses and automatic weapon positions.
Arion Press’s editions of such classics as Moby Dick, Ulysses and contemporary works that pair poets and artists, are noted to be among the most exquisitely printed books in the world.
Wolf ’s memoir begins with the story of how his Dutch Jewish family escaped the descending darkness of the Holocaust of World War II in Europe and arrived at their final sanctuary at the Caribbean island of Curacao.
Over the past year, Cory compiled her previous writings and added
original content for a new book, titled “Two Worlds at the Same Time: Full
Spectrum Improvisation for the Theatre and Life.”
According to Wood, the most important thing for individuals who want to make the
world a better place is to really think about where they are working and why they are
“Most establishments and other businesses mistakenly assume that it is the responsibility of musicians and entertainers to obtain
licenses to perform copyrighted music.”
“The smaller the press the better, so small that the book a small press publishes might have been made by one writer for one reader,”