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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.
2018 BOOK AWARD NEWS
- Thursday, November 1 through Wednesday, November 21, 2018: We have resumed buying and trading
books in November. We buy and trade books the first three weeks (21 days) of each month - except December - from 10:00am through 3:00pm.
- Thursday, November 22 through Monday, December 31, 2018: We have STOPPED buying and trading
books for the rest of the year. We will resume buying and trading books on Tuesday, January 1, 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.
- 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.