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    16 Books To Read If You Love San Francisco

    Whether you're new to the city or have been around since 1849, these are the San Francisco books you can't miss.

    1. McTeague by Frank Norris

    2. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

    3. Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin

    4. Golden Gate by Vikram Seth

    5. Infinite City by Rebecca Solnit

    6. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

    7. Landscape: Memory by Matthew Stadler

    8. Virgin Soul by Judy Juanita


    10. Valencia by Michelle Tea

    11. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

    12. San Francisco Stories by Jack London

    13. The Abortion: An Historical Romance 1966 by Richard Brautigan

    14. Cool Gray City of Love by Gary Kamiya

    15. The IHOP Papers by Ali Liebegott

    16. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan