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UPDATE 4/7/20: At long last we're now able to sell books online directly from our website. Books featured here will eventually all link to our Bookshop page that enables our distributor to immediately ship your books to you. While we're working on updating the website, scroll to the bottom of this page to start ordering some extraordinary books for extraordinary times.

UPDATE 4/6/20: We've added Sunday to our phone-in schedule and are now taking phone orders SEVEN DAYS A WEEK! Except for sales over the phone and local curbside pickup, Walden Pond Books remains closed for the duration of the current public health emergency. We will continue to serve the reading public by having books shipped by publishers and distributors directly to our customers who are self-quarantining and sheltering at home. Call 510-832-4438 between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm, seven days a week. Your books will be immediately mailed to you or you can arrange a safe and sanitized pickup at the store. Please practice social distancing, wash your hands constantly, and only leave your home if you absolutely have to. Stay SAFE!


PLEASE NOTE: We have stopped buying and trading books in March and April and will resume buying and trading books at a date to be determined by the public health situation.

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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EXTRAORDINARY FICTION FOR EXTRAORDINARY TIMES:
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A chilling dystopian novel that blends the most compelling issues of our time - rising waters, rising fear, rising political division - into a riveting story of love, trust, and survival.

THE WALL
Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with her peerless, Booker Prize-winning historical novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT
A global epidemic spreads through no known means, driving its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. A relentless thriller about time, identity, and memory.

RECURSION
This heart-pounding story of wilderness survival combines gripping action and adventure with some of the most sublime natural history writing in modern fiction.

THE RIVER
In a work of astounding invention set during the Great Flood, Sarah Blake reclaims the story of Noah's wife, Naamah, the woman who kept the family on the Ark alive.

NAAMAH
EXTRAORDINARY NONFICTION FOR EXTRAORDINARY TIMES:
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A new essay collection from the smart, edgy, unabashedly raunchy Samantha Irby. This is one of our culture's most hilariously scathing critics at her most riotous and relatable.

WOW, NO THANK YOU
A spellbinding account of a murder and its consequences set during Northern Ireland's brutal civil strife. A piercing inquiry into the nature of political violence and its aftermath.

SAY NOTHING
The definitive account of the most momentous man-made disaster of the 20th century. A complex and terrifying story of human ingenuity in the face of government incompetence.

MIDNIGHT IN CHERNOBYL
David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the troubles that await: food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. Journalism of the highest order.

THE UNINHABITABLE EARTH
The late Oliver Sacks' fascination with human behavior at its most unexpected and unfamiliar resounds through his final collection. Piercingly insightful and delightfully strange.

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

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