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    NEWS & EVENTS AT WALDEN POND BOOKS

    2018 NEWS:
      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.

    • Thursday, November 22 through Wednesday, January 2, 2019: We have STOPPED buying and trading books for the rest of the year. We will resume buying and trading books on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

    • We buy and trade records, too. Bring us your L.P.s! Call ahead (510-832-4438) and ask when our record buyers (Kyle and Kris) will be in the store.
    2018 BOOK AWARD NEWS
    • Sunday, August 19: The 2018 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year was awarded to N. K. Jemisin's The Stone Sky - the third novel in her Broken Earth trilogy. N. K. Jemisin is the first author in the Hugo Awards' 65-year history to win back-to-back awards for all three books in a trilogy.
    • Tuesday, July 24: The nominees for the 2018 Man Booker Prize were announced
      The Man Booker Prize is the world's most prestigious literary award. The prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best novel of the year written in the English language.
      • The 2018 longlist (best 13 titles) was announced Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
      • The 2018 shortlist (best 6 titles) will be announced Thursday, September 20, 2018.
      • The winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize will be announced Tuesday, October 16, 2018.
      • All nominees will be listed and reviewed on our website and stocked at Walden Pond Books.


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