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Are your books taking up more space in your home than they deserve? Moving? Need some cash for your books? Want to trade books you've read for books you haven't read? Bring us your books! We might not take all of them, but we'll pay cash or give you store credit for the ones we do want.

Saturday, September 1 through Friday, September 21, 2018: We're currently buying and trading books in September. We buy and trade books the first three weeks (21 days) of each month - except December - from 10:00am through 3:00pm.

Saturday, September 22 through Sunday, September 30, 2018: We will STOP buying and trading books in September. We will resume buying and trading books on Monday, October 1.

Don't forget... we buy and sell records as well as books! Call ahead (510-832-4438) and ask when our record buyers (Kyle and Kris) will be in the store.

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Best Bookstore 2015
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BEST BOOKSTORE
Best Of the East Bay 2015


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The Best of 2016
The Best of 2014, The Best of 2013
The Best of 2012, The Best of 2011


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ANNOUNCED AUGUST 19:
N. K. Jemisin wins the 2018 Hugo Award for the best science fiction novel of the year - The Stone Sky.
ANNOUNCED JULY 24:
The 2018 Man Booker Prize nominees for the best novel of the year written in the English language.
ANNOUNCED MAY 22:
The winner of the 2018 Man Booker International Prize for the best novel of the year translated into English.
ANNOUNCED MAY 19:
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have presented this year's Nebula Award for Best Novel
ANNOUNCED APRIL 26:
The Mystery Writers of America have presented the 2018 Edgar Awards for Best Novel, Best First Novel, and best Fact Crime.
All winners and nominees are in stock.

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Your source for scarce, collectable, and "interesting" books. Stop by and browse or call 510-832-4438 for an appointment.

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