• Read More

    City Lights' Elaine Katzenberger Has Seen It All in San Francisco

    Elaine Katzenberger was working at Bar Vesuvio, before it became “historicized” and the muraled alley outside was renamed...

    Become a Lit Hub Supporting Member: Because Books Matter

    For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. But our future relies on you. In return for a donation, you’ll get an ad-free reading experience, exclusive editors’ picks, book giveaways, and our coveted Joan Didion Lit Hub tote bag. Most importantly, you’ll keep independent book coverage alive and thriving on the internet.