Events

January 2021

discussing (with wine) Lethem's latest novel The Arrest, an utterly original post-collapse yarn about two siblings, the man that came between them, and a nuclear-powered super car. 

"An impeccably executed, moving, and wildly inventive tale of madness and narrative at the end of the world. Lethem is at the top of his game."--Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Glass Hotel and Station Eleven

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
The Arrest: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062938787
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or available within 1-5 days.
Published: Ecco - November 10th, 2020

Join Vintage Berkeley's virtual salon hosted by Dan Polsby and one of America's most acclaimed novelists for a Zoom on his new novel...with glass (and book) in hand! The ex-Berkeleyite author of Motherless Brooklyn, and the man the NYT recently called "a master at subverting expectations of form and genre and the author of some of the most original novels in recent decades" is back with an amazing new book!

reading A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India.

Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 11:00am
A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India Cover Image
By Meera Sriram, Mariona Cabassa (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781646860623
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or available within 1-5 days.
Published: Barefoot Books - August 14th, 2020

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In this #OwnVoices book inspired by the author's hometown of Chennai, India, a girl explores the vibrant rainbow of delights in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her amma (mother). Endnotes explain all the items on sale and introduce readers to markets around the world.

presentng Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates: Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape..

Every Bay Area gardener needs this book written and photographed by the same team that produced Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates (published by EBMUD in 2004 and an instant bestseller at Mrs. Dalloway’s when we first opened).

Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates: Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape Cover Image
By Nora Harlow, Saxon Holt (By (photographer))
$29.95
ISBN: 9781604699128
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or available within 1-5 days.
Published: Timber Press - January 5th, 2021

This rescheduled event will take place live on Crowdcast. Pre-registration required. To reserve your spot, click here

reading The Land of the Cranes, a heart-wrenchingly beautiful story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees. 

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 11:00am
The Land of the Cranes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338343809
Availability: Most titles are on our shelves or available within 1-5 days.
Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

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