653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

Now open six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
with limited browsing
curbside pickup and delivery also available

[email protected]

Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

Kai Lyons

Postponed: 3/20/20
Kai Lyons Quartet
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday after work 

Kai will play solo for a live stream this Saturday, March 21 at 7:30pm.

In his place on Friday, March 20, Gaea Schell and John Wiitala will play in a duo context, also for a live stream.

$20 suggested donation for either show; but any amount is appreciated and those in economic straits should use their funds where they’re most needed at this perilous time. Please enjoy this much with our best wishes.




"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."

-- Job Harriman, 1902


Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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