Bay Area Book Festival - June 6th & 7th
The inaugural Bay Area Book Festival takes place in book-loving downtown Berkeley next weekend, June 6th and 7th. BABF features special guests (like Judy Blume!), a book castle, art, activities, and a myriad of publishers and booksellers, including Last Gasp. Find us in “Radical Row” on Allston Street with our friends from City Lights, AK Press, PM Press, and others.
The Bay Area is one of the most book-friendly places in the country and this festival is a testament to that fact. 9 blocks in downtown Berkeley will be dedicated to books, books, and more books. Themed blocks of booksellers, epic art installations, music, food, and word nerds as far as the eye can see. Special guests include heavy hitters like Judy Blume, Michael Chabon, W. Kamau Bell, Maxine Hong Kingston, Peter Coyote, Rebecca Solnit, Michelle Tea, and tons more. Find Last Gasp on Allston Street, between Milvia and Shattuck.
Bay Area Book Festival
Saturday June 6th & Sunday June 7th, 2015. Free!
Downtown Berkeley, Civic Center Park & surrounding area.
p class=”scaption”>”Lacuna” is a site-based art installation/library comprised of over 50,000 books. On display throughout the festival.
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