Friends of the San Franciso Public Library asked nine of the mayoral candidates what book is on their nightstands right now. Spoiler alert: No one said either the Bible or the The Ed Lee Story, the hagiography of the mayor that began showing up around the city last week. (Lee wasn’t interviewed, though he’s probably not reading it either.)

Answers here, at the Readers Review.

Follow-up question: What book can’t you finish?

Answers here.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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