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Corrections, April 29

Putting a fresh face on Mideast conflict, April 26, Datebook, E2 A story that [Read entire story]

Literary guide

Foolproof, Plant-Based Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and In-Between. 1 p.m. Rockridge Market Hall, 5655 College Ave., Oakland. Donna Levin “There’s More Than One Way Home.” Noon. $115 singles; $175 [Read entire story]

A selection of first sentences from new books, April 30

The doorbell rang at 9:17 on the evening of February 4, 1974. “American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst,” now in paperback, by Jeffrey [Read entire story]

Corrections, April 24

Committee tells state judges not to invest in pot, April 21, Business, C1 A story about ethics guidelines for judges that prohibit investments in marijuana businesses should have [Read entire story]

Recommended reading, April 23

Void Star Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 385 pages; $27 Set largely in the Bay Area, Mason’s science fiction novel is a far-ranging, globe-trotting tale of memory, mortality and artificial intelligence. The [Read entire story]

A selection of first sentences from new books, April 23

This was a long time ago, before my first death, and none of us now are the people we were then. “Long Black Veil,” a novel by Jennifer Finney Boylan [Read entire story]

Correction, April 16

Groovy lights to shine again, Datebook, April 2, Page 18 An article on psychedelic light show pioneer Bill Ham incorrectly described the band the Charlatans. Dan Hicks was a member of [Read entire story]

Bernadette Peters concert set for May

Broadway diva Bernadette Peters, who’s also well known for her roles in such TV fare as “Mozart in the Jungle” and “The Good Wife,” will perform in concert on Saturday, May 13, at the Palace of Fine Arts [Read entire story]

A selection of first sentences from new books, April 9

“The Wolf Road,” a novel, now in paperback, by Beth Lewis Loretta slides open her bedroom window and waits, listening to the house. “Daredevils,” a novel, now in paperback, by Shawn Vestal Phoebe never hated [Read entire story]

Corrections, Feb. 2

Worth Seeing, March 31, Datebook, E6 The item about theaters showing the film “1984” Tuesday contained incorrect information about the screening at the Balboa Theater in San [Read entire story]

Corrections, April 1

Silliness, grief are partners in ‘Waltz,’ March 31, Datebook, E1 The review of “Baltimore Waltz” was [Read entire story]

A selection of first sentences from new books, April 2

At dusk they pour from the sky. “All the Light We Cannot See,” a novel, now in paperback, by Anthony Doerr [Read entire story]

Recommended reading, April 2

Fever Swamp A Journey Through the Strange Neverland of the 2016 Presidential Race Patterson’s book is a rich trove of sharply written essays from the crazy cacophony of the 2016 election campaign. The Mother of All [Read entire story]

Literary guide

3 p.m. Diesel, 5433 College Ave., Oakland. California Writers Club Conference “The Writers Life.” Anger and Mourning on the American Right. 4 p.m. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. Bianca Bosker [Read entire story]

Bay Area Bound: Books out this month by local authors

Bay Area Bound: Books out this month by local authors An Exploration Into the Formal Imagination of Poetry, by Robert Hass (Ecco; $29.99) Babies of Technology: Assisted Reproduction and the Rights of the Child, by [Read entire story]

Literary Guide

4 p.m. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. Agnieszka Ilwicka “A Polish Journey to Yiddish Language and Culture.” 1:30 p.m. Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. [Read entire story]

Recommended reading, March 26

Exit West Hamid’s fourth novel centers on two young people who fall in love in an unnamed city riven with sectarian conflict — then leave their homeland through a mysterious door. Drugs in the Third Reich By [Read entire story]

Corrections, March 20

Rock architect with magnetic showmanship, March 19, Main News, A9 The Chuck Berry obituary misstated the year of the Beatles’ first U.S. concert; it was 1964. Also, Berry’s age when [Read entire story]

Recommended reading, March 19

Penguin; 424 pages; $27 Batuman’s first novel, a quasi-autobiographical bildungsroman, is a succession of droll misadventures built around chance encounters, peculiar conversations and sharp-eyed [Read entire story]

Corrections, March 15

Health plan’s impact, March 14, A13 In a graphic that ran with stories that started on the Front Page about the American Health Care Act, the entry about people who earn between [Read entire story]