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Bohemians West : Free Love, Family, and Radicals in Twentieth Century America

Available August 2020 The opening years of the twentieth century saw a grand cast of radicals and reformers fighting for a new America, seeking change not only in labor picket lines and at women’s suffrage rallies but also in homes and bedrooms. In the thick of this heady milieu were Sara Bard Field and Charles […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145169 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Botanical World of Lesley Goren: California Native Flowers No. 1

Heyday is pleased to add Lesley Goren’s gorgeous depictions of California native plants to our ever-growing note card collection. This set of blank-interior cards includes 3 each of the following 4 designs printed on fine white stock: California Silhouette with Poppies Poppies and Ground Pink Poppies and White Sage Ridgeline with Poppies

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145022 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Botanical World of Lesley Goren: California Native Flowers No. 2

Heyday is pleased to add Lesley Goren’s gorgeous depictions of California native plants to our ever-growing note card collection. This set of blank-interior cards includes 3 each of the following 4 designs printed on fine white stock: California Silhouette with Thistles Datura and Baby Blue Eyes Ridge Line with Thistles Thistle and Phacelia

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145039 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The California Field Atlas: Collector’s Edition

Available November 2020 Following the success of Obi Kaufmann’s bestselling The California Field Atlas, this Collector’s Edition features a larger format showcasing Kaufmann’s sumptuous watercolors and lettering. In addition to its larger size, the Collector’s Edition has lush, illustrated endpapers, a ribbon bookmark, premium paper, and gold embossing on a luxurious leather-like cover. This is […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-523-7 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

California’s Wild Coast: Poetry, Prints, and History

A hardcover version is available under the title California’s Wild Edge; information here. This new volume captures the beauty of the California coast from Mendocino, Point Reyes, and the San Francisco Bay down through Carmel, Big Sur, Santa Barbara, and Santa Monica. Woodcut artist Tom Killion’s prints combine exquisite color with dynamic composition to portray the […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597145077 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The David Lance Goines Note Card Collection : Chez Panisse

Available August 2020 For fifty years, artist, calligrapher, and printmaker David Lance Goines has been the creator of the inimitable designs that have come to define the Bay Area and its institutions. With stark lines, soft colors, and stunning text, his designs are immediately striking and effective, whether depicting an historic local restaurant or an […]

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145121 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The David Lance Goines Note Card Collection : Movies

Available August 2020 For fifty years, artist, calligrapher, and printmaker David Lance Goines has been the creator of the inimitable designs that have come to define the Bay Area and its institutions. With stark lines, soft colors, and stunning text, his designs are immediately striking and effective, whether depicting an historic local restaurant or an […]

Note cards, ISBN: 9781597145138 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Forests of California

  Available September 2020 From the author of The California Field Atlas (#1 San Francisco Chronicle Best Seller) comes a major work that not only guides readers through the Golden State’s forested lands, but also presents a profoundly original vision of nature in the twenty-first century. The Forests of California features an abundance of Obi […]

Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-59714-479-7 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Fylling’s Illustrated Guide to Nature in Your Neighborhood

In the same lighthearted yet scientifically accurate style of Fylling’s Illustrated Guide to Pacific Coast Tide Pools, this portable guidebook reveals the splendidly strange animals and plants just outside your door. Marni Fylling’s full-color illustrations make species identification a snap, and concise descriptions include fascinating (and sometimes grotesque) factoids about frequently encountered plants, insects, arachnids, […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144803 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Heirloom Fruits of America: Selections from the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection

Heirloom Fruits of America features 100 full-color illustrations selected from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection, an archive of 7,584 paintings, lithographs, and line drawings created from 1886 to 1942 by about sixty-five commissioned artists. These images served as de facto trademarks in the highly competitive and fraud-plagued American fruit industry in a […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145060 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Hellacious California: Tales of Rascality, Revelry, Dissipation, and Depravity, and the Birth of the Golden State

In 1855 an ex-miner lamented that nineteenth-century California “can and does furnish the best bad things,” including “purer liquors…finer tobacco, truer guns and pistols, larger dirks and bowie knives, and prettier courtezans [sic]” than anywhere else in America. Lured by boons of gold and other exploitable resources, California’s settler population mushroomed under Mexican and early […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144995 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

My Country ‘Tis of Thee : Reporting, Sallies, and Other Confessions

Available November 2020 A reporter and clear-eyed idealist, David Harris gained national recognition as an undergraduate for his opposition to the Vietnam War and was imprisoned for two years when he refused to comply with the draft. His writings shine necessary light on outsiders, the downtrodden, and those who demand change. These eighteen pieces of […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145152 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

The Naturalist’s Illustrated Guide to the Sierra Foothills and Central Valley

California’s San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys and the nearby Sierra Nevada Foothills are host to abundant, varied, and often surprising plants and wildlife. This fully illustrated guide pairs over seven hundred meticulous line drawings with descriptions of the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fishes, invertebrates, plants, and fungi that make the Central Valley and Foothill Regions […]

Paperback, ISBN: 9781597144865 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War

Available September 2020 This incendiary work by Daniel Sjursen is a personal cry from the heart by a once-model US Army officer and West Point graduate who became a military dissenter while still on active duty. Set against the backdrop of the terror wars of the last two decades, Sjursen asks whether there is a proper […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145145 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

San Francisco’s Chinatown

SPECIAL NOTE Read about how Covid-19 has affected Chinatown residents: George Chen, Owner of China Live Dr. Joseph Ng, Acupuncturist   Available October 2020 Following his award-winning book on San Francisco’s Mission District, Dick Evans turns his attention to Chinatown, the fifth of a square mile that attracts more tourists than the Golden Gate Bridge […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-59714-520-6 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore

Waa’aka’ : The Bird Who Fell in Love with the Sun

A dazzling, own-voice Native Californian creation story “Waa’aka’ was born when the earth was soft and the waters were new. It was the beginning of time.” So begins Cindi Alvitre’s vivid and multifaceted telling of a traditional Tongva creation story from Southern California. Waa’aka’ follows the title character, a beautiful bird who falls in love with Tamet, […]

Hardcover, ISBN: 9781597145091 Available on Aerio and at your local independent bookstore