A few months ago I highlighted fiction set in Oakland. Several readers suggested I do another posting featuring Oakland nonfiction, so here it is! Oakland is home to many talented writers of both fiction and nonfiction. I've listed a sampling of nonfiction titles here. Have a favorite nonfiction Oakland book that you don't see listed here? Add it to the list and share your experience of reading the book.
Library branches will be closed on Monday, January 20 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) will remain open regular business hours (10 AM - 5:30 PM) on January 20 for its annual film festival.