The SF Book Scavenger Hunt
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All Over San Francisco | San Francisco, CA
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The SF Book Scavenger Hunt is an initiative to help readers discover extraordinary books by largely unknown writers. Participants enter the coordinates provided with a Maps application like Google Maps to find the locations and claim the books. Every week for the last seven months we have been hiding books around Los Angeles, from the Marina to Koreatown to Beverly Hills, and our favorite locations are the artist painted utility boxes throughout the city. Now we are excited to announce that we are starting the scavenger hunt in San Francisco, and providing a fun way to explore San Francisco’s disparate neighborhoods, from North Beach and Nob Hill to the Lower Haight and Glen Park!
We hope that you enjoy yourself while social distancing, and discover exceptional literary titles ranging from Viennese modernist works to obscure Latin American writers. On August 22nd look for Jorge Luis Borges’ On Writing, Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet, Italo Calvino’s Hermit in Paris, Robert Musil’s The Man Without Qualities Vol 2, Georges Perec’s W, or The Memory of Childhood, Albert Cossery’s A Splendid Conspiracy, Lu Xun’s Complete Fiction, Felin Fenon’s Novels in Three Lines, Nikolai Gogol’s Collected Tales, Brillat-Savarin’s The Physiology of Taste, and Cesar Vallejo’s Poems among others!
You can connect with other scavenger hunt participants who enjoy the same books via Morphkey; just click the “Connect With Others” button underneath “Others Interested In This Book” for each book in this week’s Scavenger Hunt.
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