San Francisco Center for the Book
The Center for Book Arts
Codex Foundation
Fine Books & Collections magazine
Firsts: The Book Collector’s Magazine
New York Review of Books

SF Chronicle readers rank The 20th Century’s Best Nonfiction this Side of the Rockies
The Best in the West: Top 100 Fiction
The Best in the West: Top 100 Nonfiction

The Edgar Award
Hugo Award for Best Novel
John Burroughs Medal winners
Man Booker Prize – list of winners
National Book Awards – list of winners
Pulitzer Prize – list of winners

Litquake – San Francisco’s literary festival
Association for Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
Western Literature Association
California Garden & Landscape History Society
Foundation for Landscape Studies

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

"A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”
― C.S. Lewis

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero

"So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.”
― Roald Dahl