Synopses & Reviews
Beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and friend to an entire city, Herb Caen knew San Francisco like no one else. His wise and witty writing on Baghdad-by-the-Bay celebrated all that was weird, wonderful, and uniquely San Francisco. By popular demand, this best-selling celebration of Caen's life and times is now available in paperback. Illustrated with scores of archival photographs, this collection gathers the most memorable passages, best anecdotes, and zippiest one-liners from Caen's sixty-year career, selected by his lifelong friend Barnaby Conrad. The World of Herb Caen is a loving tribute to the master of three-dot journalism and the city he so vividly chronicled.
About the Author
Barnaby Conrad is the author of several novels, including Matador and, most recently, Time Is All We Have. Founder and director of the Santa Barbara Writers' Conference, he lives in Southern California.