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Thank You for Your Continuing Support!
If you'd like to support the bookstore and make someone else feel good as well, consider purchasing a Mrs. Dalloway's Gift Certificate. The upfront purchase helps us at a time when revenue is tight, and during this time of shelter in place, who do you know who would appreciate the gift of books?
Any parent or guardian with restless school age children
Restless school age children themselves
A friend or relative living on their own
Book club buddies
People who need a break from Netflix binges
Someone laid off from work who could use cheering up
Oh, let's face it, who wouldn't like a free book or three? You can even buy a gift certificate for yourself and start your own bookstore tab
Click here to order. Thank you so much, and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions - 510-704-8222 or email@example.com
NEW RECENT ARRIVALS!
(Click on cover images to order or for more details)
The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel. From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it.
Unrigged: How Americans are Battling Back to Save Democracy by David Daley. The author of Ratf**ked, which exposed GOP gerrymandering efforts, reports on citizen activists fighting back across the country, providing a hopeful portrait of a nation transformed by a new civic awakening.
The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver. Freddie, the love of Lydia's life has died in a horrible accident, forcing her to deal with grief and building as new life. At the same time, sleeping pills prompt realistic dreams in which Freddie is alive and the pairs' wonderful life continues in a parallel universe.
The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It by Robert Reich. An urgent analysis from Berkeley's own economist extraordinaire of how the "rigged" systems of American politics and power operate, how this status quo came to be, and how average citizens can enact change.
Ledger: Poems by Jane Hirshfield. This new collection from one of our most celebrated contemorary poets inscribe a registry, both personal and communal, of our present-day predicaments. In its starred review, Publishers Weekly wrote, “[Her] world is one filled with beauty, from the ‘generosity’ of grass to humanity’s connection to the muskrat."
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang. In this compelling graphic novel, Yang turns the spotlight on Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd high school (where he teraches math), focusing on the boys varsity basketball team and their bid in 2014 for the state championship.
Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey by Lori Mortensen, illustrated by Chloe Bristol. A lyrical and beautifully illustrated picture-book biography of eccentric and beloved writer and artist Edward Gorey, one of literature’s most creepily creative - and silly - authors and illustrators.
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks by Stuart Gibbs. In the latest installment of the FunJungle series, Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth to solve his most improbable mystery yet—this time with a victim that’s 65 million years old.
Brown Girl Ghosted by Mintie Das. For young adults, a timely #metoo thriller with a supernatural twist about mean girls, murder, and race in a quiet Midwestern suburb.
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Give Children in Your Life the Gift of Books!
Start a library for the young reader in your life with Mrs. Dalloway's Little Library subscription service!
We've made it easier than ever to sign up and tell us about your young reader's interests, allowing our expert staff to choose books that will engage and delight. If you look on the left-hand column of this page, you'll see a Little Library link — simply click on the image (or the one here) to be taken to our Subscription page.