Frances Stroh

Frances Stroh is author of "Beer Money: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss," which chronicles her coming of age in the midst of the Stroh’s Beer family’s decline during the unraveling of Detroit. Publisher’s Weekly described "Beer Money" as…

Myra Strober

Labor economist Myra Strober’s life’s work focuses on sexism at work, in academia, and in the home. Her memoir, "Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)," captures…

Eric Stover

Eric Stover's "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror," tells the story of the global effort to apprehend the world’s most wanted fugitives. According to historian Adam Hochschild, the book…

Tom Stienstra

Tom Stienstra has made it his life’s work to explore California, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond, always out hiking, biking, fishing, boating — and camping just about everywhere — always searching for the best of the outdoors and writing…

Romney Steele

Romney Steele is a writer, cook, visual artist, teacher, and the author of "My Nepenthe: Bohemian Tales of Food, Family, and Big Sur," and "Plum Gorgeous: Recipes and Memories from the Orchard." As the granddaughter of Bill and Lolly Fassett,…
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Domenic Stansberry

Domenic Stansberry is an award-winning novelist known for his dark, innovative crime novels. His "North Beach Mystery Series" has won praise in The New York Times and other publications for its rich portrayal of the ethnic and political subcultures…

Dana Spiotta

Dana Spiotta is the author of four novels: "Innocents and Others;" "Stone Arabia," which was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist in fiction; "Eat the Document," which was a finalist for the National Book Award and a recipient of the…

Susan Snyder

An avid, omnivorous reader and researcher, and recently retired from UCB’s Bancroft Library, Susan Snyder is the author of "Bear in Mind: The California Grizzly," "Past Tents: The Way We Camped," and "Beyond Words: Two Hundred Years of Illustrated…

Mohamedou Slahi

[NOT APPEARING AT THE FESTIVAL] Mohamedou Slahi is a native-born Mauritanian who has been detained at Guatánamo Bay detention camp since 2002, alleged by the U.S. government to be "part of" al Qaeda at the time of his arrest in November…

Evelyn Skye

Targeted for readers in 8th grade and above, "The Crown’s Game" is Evelyn Skye's first novel and was described by Kirkus reviews as "Wildly romantic, wholly immersive, and gloriously over-the-top." Skye is an event host at Kepler’s Books,…