This Is Oakland Book: A Guide to the City's Most Interesting Places
This is Oakland: A Guide to the City's Most Interesting Places by Melissa Davis and photographed by Kristen Loken. is a photo-driven travel/guide book that informs, entertains, and inspires. The book profiles 90 of the most interesting places to visit in Oakland- from cafes to boutiques- and the innovators who own them.
This book is of course for anyone who lives in or is visiting Oakland or the San Francisco Bay Area and wants to know where to go for food, drink, shopping or just plain fun. Perhaps more importantly, though, this book is for anyone, across the country, who is inspired by creative thought and the pioneering spirit. Oakland's restaurants are trend-setting, and its shops are getting national attention. People who want to know what's next are looking to Oakland. We're offering them a glimpse inside.
This is Oakland: A Guide to the City's Most Interesting Places
Release date June 2014; 10 x 8 in; 200 pp; limpbound cover
This is Oakland has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset, Design Sponge, Conde Nast Traveler, C Magazine, Lonny, Anthology, Refinery29, Honestly WTF, Rue, PopSugar, PureWow, City Sage, SFGirlbyBay, 7x7, and on KTVU Fox 2.
This is Oakland won a 2015 Ippy Award (bronze medal) for Best Non-Fiction Book in the West/Pacific category.