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

Little Brother 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 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250037756
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

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

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

The Joy Luck Club: A Novel Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

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

Valencia Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781580052382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seal Press - April 15th, 2008

A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

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

A Dirty Job: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060590284
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 27th, 2007

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781416558491
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 1st, 2008

The Mistress of Spices: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385482387
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 17th, 1998

McTeague 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 Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781619025400
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 14th, 2015

The White Van Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802124203
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Grove Press - September 15th, 2015

The Golden Gate (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679734574
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 18th, 1991

The Year of Fog: A Novel Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780385340120
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bantam Discovery - February 26th, 2008

A Working Theory of Love: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143124191
Availability: Special Order (Not currently in store)
Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2013

To Play the Fool Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553574555
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Crimeline - May 1st, 1996

With Child Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553574586
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Bantam - March 31st, 1997

The Man in the High Castle Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780547572482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - January 24th, 2012

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

Martin Eden Cover Image
By Jack London, Andrew Sinclair (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140187724
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - February 1st, 1994

Death of a Newspaperman Cover Image
By Delfin Vigil, Scott Bradley (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781942600077
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - September 8th, 2015

China Boy Cover Image
By Gus Lee
$16.00
ISBN: 9780452271586
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Plume - January 1st, 1994

The Royal Family: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780141002002
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Penguin Books - August 1st, 2001

Homeboy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781504005883
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Open Road Media - May 12th, 2015

Telegraph Avenue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061493355
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - September 10th, 2013

Whores for Gloria: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140231571
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1994

San Francisco Noir (Akashic Noir) Cover Image
By Peter Maravelis (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781888451917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Akashic Books - October 1st, 2005

The Basic Eight: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060733865
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Ecco - May 9th, 2006

SoMa Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780758215499
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days (Not currently in store)
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - February 1st, 2007