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SAN FRANCISCO NOVELS

Here are some memorable novels set in San Francisco where the story is as important as this city we love.

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Tales of the City: A Novel By Armistead Maupin Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061358302
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007

For almost four decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture--from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that forever changed the way we live.


The Maltese Falcon By Dashiell Hammett Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679722649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 17th, 1989

Little Brother By Cory Doctorow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780765323118
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Teen - April 13th, 2010

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel By Robin Sloan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

Bone By Fae Myenne Ng Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781401309534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - May 13th, 2008

On the Road By Jack Kerouac Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140042597
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - December 28th, 1976

The Joy Luck Club: A Novel By Amy Tan Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

Frog Music By Emma Donoghue Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780316324670
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - February 24th, 2015

Valencia (Live Girls) By Michelle Tea Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781580052382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seal Press - April 15th, 2008

A Visit from the Goon Squad By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

Jack London: San Francisco Stories By Matthew Asprey (Editor), Rodger Jacobs (Introduction by), Jack London Cover Image
By Matthew Asprey (Editor), Rodger Jacobs (Introduction by), Jack London
$13.99
ISBN: 9781453840504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - October 11th, 2010

A Dirty Job: A Novel By Christopher Moore Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060590284
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 27th, 2007

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story By Christopher Moore Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416558491
Availability: Backordered
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 18th, 2008

The Mistress of Spices: A Novel By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385482387
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store, if available it will need to come from the publisher.)
Published: Anchor - February 17th, 1998

McTeague By Frank Norris, Eric Solomon (Introduction by), Vince Passaro (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Frank Norris, Eric Solomon (Introduction by), Vince Passaro (Afterword by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9780451531971
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet - December 6th, 2011

Fridays At Enrico's: A Novel By Don Carpenter, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Don Carpenter, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781619025400
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store, if available it will need to come from the publisher.)
Published: Counterpoint - April 14th, 2015

The White Van By Patrick Hoffman Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802124203
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Grove Press - September 15th, 2015

The Golden Gate (Vintage International) By Vikram Seth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679734574
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Vintage - June 18th, 1991

The Year of Fog: A Novel By Michelle Richmond Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780385340120
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Bantam Discovery - February 26th, 2008

The Man In The High Castle By Philip K. Dick Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780547572482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Voyager - January 24th, 2012

Subterraneans (Kerouac) By Jack Kerouac Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802131867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - January 27th, 1994

Martin Eden By Jack London, Andrew Sinclair (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Jack London, Andrew Sinclair (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780140187724
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Penguin Classics - February 1st, 1994

Death of a Newspaperman By Delfin Vigil, Scott Bradley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Delfin Vigil, Scott Bradley (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942600077
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - September 8th, 2015

China Boy By Gus Lee Cover Image
By Gus Lee
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452271586
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store, if available it will need to come from the publisher.)
Published: Plume - January 1st, 1994

The Royal Family: A Novel By William T. Vollmann Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780141002002
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store, if available it will need to come from the publisher.)
Published: Penguin Books - August 1st, 2001

Homeboy By Seth Morgan Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781504005883
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Open Road Media - May 12th, 2015

Telegraph Avenue: A Novel By Michael Chabon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061493355
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Harper Perennial - September 10th, 2013

Whores for Gloria: A Novel By William T. Vollmann Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140231571
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store, if available it will need to come from the publisher.)
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1994

San Francisco Noir (Akashic Noir) By Peter Maravelis (Editor), Robert Mailer Anderson (Contribution by), Will Christopher Baer (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Peter Maravelis (Editor), Robert Mailer Anderson (Contribution by), Will Christopher Baer (Contribution by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781888451917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Akashic Books - October 1st, 2005

The Basic Eight: A Novel By Daniel Handler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060733865
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ecco - May 9th, 2006

SoMa By Kemble Scott Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780758215499
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-6 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - February 1st, 2007