Jim Van Buskirk
Jim Van Buskirk, co-author of Gay by the Bay, Celluloid San Francisco, and co-editor of Identity Envy and Love, Castro Street, worked as a San Francisco Public Librarian and Book Group Coordinator at the BJE Jewish Community Library. His writing has been featured in various books, periodicals, websites, and radio broadcasts. Jim’s grandfather changed his name after arriving from Russia and hid his Jewish identity, a recently revealed secret that he is currently exploring in a memoir entitled My Grandmother’s Suitcase.
Read Jim's Reviews
A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness– and a Trove of Letters– Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression