Category Archives: Books

Win tickets to see Dave Eggers in conversation at SFJAZZ!

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Bay Area resident and world-renowned author Dave Eggers joins New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul for a wide-ranging conversation at SFJAZZ on Wednesday, October 29 about his own bestselling books and publishing ventures, his literary inspirations, his bold … Continue reading »


KQED Fans: free tickets to see Michael Krasny in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro & Ayelet Waldman

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KQED Forum host Michael Krasny will be appearing at City Arts and Lectures in San Francisco on Thursday, in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro (Slow Motion, Devotion) and Ayelet Waldman (Red Hook Road, Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, … Continue reading »


Win $50 de Young Museum gift card, catalogue and Georgia O'Keeffe tickets!

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To celebrate our upcoming free KQED Member Days at San Francisco’s de Young Museum on April 18 and 19 — including their acclaimed new exhibit Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George — we’ve got some very special prizes to give away! Answer our … Continue reading »


Win a signed copy of Cokie Roberts' new book "Founding Mothers"!

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Fans of New York Times bestselling author and celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts will love her stunning nonfiction picture book based on her acclaimed adult book, Founding Mothers, which highlights the female patriots of the American Revolution. Beautifully illustrated by Caldecott … Continue reading »


Win Passes to the Theatrical Release of Salinger

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Coming to American Masters in 2014: SALINGER — the series’ 200th episode — features interviews with 150 subjects including Salinger’s friends, colleagues and members of his inner circle who have never spoken on the record before as well as film … Continue reading »


Win Books from The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library!

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Summer is here, and while it is hotter, we’re keeping it cool with the Cat in the water. A book is the very best summertime teacher and a Cat in the Hat book is an especially good teacher! Lucky you! … Continue reading »


Read the January Issue of ‘On Q’ and Win the New ‘Cooking Confidence’ Cookbook

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Check out page 6 of KQED’s member magazine and find out how to be entered to win the new Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence cookbook. Entry deadline is January 8, 2013.


Win a prize pack for new film People V The State of Illusion

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We have five pairs of tickets and prize packs to give away for the new film People V The State of Illusion, a new film, directed by Scott Cervine and written and produced by Austin Vickers, that “questions the very … Continue reading »


Want to meet David Sedaris? Yeah, you do.

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David Sedaris reading new material + a book signing = something you probably want to go to. The best-selling author and NPR humorist, will appear at a special benefit reading for California College of Arts. An Evening with David Sedaris … Continue reading »


Downton Abbey Twitter Giveaway!

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Win The World of Downton Abbey hardcover book! This beautiful color photo book is the official companion book to the program. Tweet your response to this question: What should the New Year resolution be of your favorite Downton Abbey Character? … Continue reading »