Books by Herbert Gold

STILL ALIVE! by Herbert Gold
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2008

"Good, acerbic reading imbued with the writerly spirit the author has expressed for nearly half a century."
A working novelist well into his ninth decade, just about the last of the San Francisco Beats, offers a smart and philosophical valedictory. Read full book review >
DAUGHTER MINE by Herbert Gold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Compelling, if endlessly padded."
San Francisco's golden-ager Beat philosopher/novelist/essayist (She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me, 1997, etc.) returns, as full of talk as ever. Read full book review >
SHE TOOK MY ARM AS IF SHE LOVED ME by Herbert Gold
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 11, 1997

"This is Gold's Tempest, a go-for-broke autumnal story told with great vigor and featuring, in Priscilla, one of the most vividly passive-aggressive villains ever put on paper."
The chatty old lion of San Francisco (Bohemia: Where Art, Angst, Love, and Strong Coffee Meet, 1993; A Girl of Forty, 1986, etc.) holds forth in splendid form. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1993

"Two cheers for chat, one for content."
Novelist/essayist and professional bohemian Gold (Travels in San Francisco, 1989, etc.) surveys the past three or four decades of his wandering years. Read full book review >