SF Bay Area locations of literary importance – San Francisco Chronicle

Little more than a century and a half later, San Francisco is one of the most vibrant literary cities in the world. Like Jonathan Still, countless outsiders, from Mark Twain to Allen Ginsberg to Isabel Allende to Dave Eggers, have come to the Bay Area — drawn by its spirit of innovation, its inclusiveness, its Mediterranean climate (and London fog) — and have contributed immeasurably to its cultural life. Those who grew up in the area, Jack London, Rebecca Solnit and Daniel Handler, to name a few, chose to stay.

via SF Bay Area locations of literary importance – San Francisco Chronicle.

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