Just longing for sameness

An Irish author's travels end in San Francisco, for now


[An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Paul Robeson as Renee Gibbons' lover, when in fact it was William Marshall. We regret the error]

IRISH Yesterday she and her husband received notice that it would soon be converted into a condo. But for the moment, it is still hers. We are sitting in Irish author Renee Gibbons' rent-controlled North Beach apartment of 31 years and she is telling me about the time she saw Van Morrison walking down Columbus Street in the 1970s.Read more »