YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT:
NEWS & EVENTS AT WALDEN POND BOOKS
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, June 1, 2019 through Friday, June 21, 2019: We have resumed buying and trading books in June. 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 and trade books in April and December.
- Saturday, June 22, 2019 through Sunday, June 30, 2019: We will STOP buying and trading books for the rest of June.
We will resume buying and trading books on Monday, July 1, 2019.
- Walden Pond Books voted BEST BOOKSTORE
(Oakland Magazine: Best Of Oakland and the East Bay 2019)
INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY:
- Saturday, April 27: Walden Pond Books will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with an offering of unique and collectable artwork, vinyl, and special editions
signed by notable authors produced just for Independent Bookstore Day - and available ONLY on Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27.
- We're also celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with our biggest sale of the year: ALL USED BOOKS WILL BE DISCOUNTED AT 25% OFF all day Saturday, April 27.
(The Independent Bookstore Day discount cannot be combined with other discounts, does not apply to vinyl or to books in the rare book room or rare book cabinet, and cannot be applied to store credit slips.)
BOOK AWARD NEWS:
- Tuesday, 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.
- Saturday, 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.
- Friday, April 26, 2019: DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA by Walter Mosley wins the 2019 Edgar Award for the best mystery/suspense novel of the year.
- Monday, April 15, 2019: The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, Nonfiction, History, Biography, and Poetry have been announced.