Best Book You Read in 2016

Best Book You Read in 2016

This week, we polled our reviewers: What was the best book you read in 2016? The book didn’t necessarily even have come from us. The overwhelming response I received was “How can you make me choose? That’s like asking a parent which child is their...
A Gentleman in Danville

A Gentleman in Danville

Bestselling author Amor Towles spoke to a spellbound audience at Rakestraw Books in Danville, CA on Sunday, September 18th, about many things related to his new novel, A Gentleman in Moscow (Viking, Sept. 6, 2016, 462 p.). On Monday, Gentleman hit The New York...
Meet the Reviewer: Christina Boswell

Meet the Reviewer: Christina Boswell

Q. Why did you want to start reviewing for SFBR/MBR? A. I was reading books and reviewing them for my church when I thought, I wonder if there are more outlets for me to do this in? So I typed “book review jobs” in Google and SFBR was one of the top ones...
Meet the Reviewer: Faith Aeriel

Meet the Reviewer: Faith Aeriel

Q. Why did you want to start reviewing for SFBR? A. I was actually applying for a position on the editorial staff at San Francisco Book Review and when I was hired I started reviewing book too. It’s been great to be able to expand my taste in books and...
Meet the Reviewer: John Murray

Meet the Reviewer: John Murray

Q. What is the best part of being a book reviewer? A. The best part of being a book reviewer is being able to experience a variety of books and authors. Plus it combines my love of reading and writing with helping new readers find the perfect book.   Q. What is your...