Five San Francisco Novels

I’m writing this article after reading the first three novels from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City series.  Clearly, Maupin loves San Francisco.  He leads readers through the City’s varied neighborhoods like a romantic obsessive showing off memories and souvenirs related to his hyper-adored paramour.  New arrival Mary Ann Singleton moves into 28 Barbary Lane, […]

Tales of the City, The Musical

To celebrate Pride 2021, the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) streamed its production of Tales of the City, the Musical, based upon Armistead Maupin’s literary phenomenon of the same name.  I had no idea that this existed, but as a newly minted diehard fan of the novels I couldn’t wait to see how this would work, […]