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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.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 through Thursday, October 31, 2019: We have STOPPED buying and trading books in October. We will resume buying and trading books on Friday, November 1, 2019.

Friday, November 1, 2019 through Thursday, November 21, 2019: We will resume buying and trading books in November. We buy and trade books from 10:00 am through 3:00 pm during the first three weeks (21 days) of each month except April and December. We do NOT buy or trade books in April and December.

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. We buy records every day of the year.

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ANNOUNCED OCTOBER 14, 2019:
There are TWO WINNERS of the 2019 Booker Prize:
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
ANNOUNCED AUGUST 18, 2019:
THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Novel of the year.
ANNOUNCED JULY 24, 2019:
The nominees for the 2019 Booker Prize for the best novel of the year.
ANNOUNCED JUNE 5, 2019:
AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones wins the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction - the world's most prestigious annual book award celebrating and honoring women authors.
ANNOUNCED MAY 21, 2019:
CELESTIAL BODIES by Jokha Alharthi - translated by Marilyn Booth from the original Arabic - wins the 2019 International Booker Prize for the best novel of the year translated into English.
ANNOUNCED MAY 18, 2019:
THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal wins the 2019 Nebula Award for the Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Novel of the year.
All award winners and nominees are in stock.

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April 27, 2019 newsletter

Store Events Rare Books Local Authors Directions Links Page
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