June 15, 2020

Hi everyone! How are we all doing? <3

We expect a lot of you are excited to be able to come back and browse soon, and we are excited too, we miss you!!

Unfortunately, due to a series of unfortunate (but manageable) events, we will be remaining closed for the time being....

June 3, 2020

Hello everyone!



MANY CRITICAL ANTIRACISM BOOKS are out of stock and this is the fastest way to get them. (in...

May 9, 2020

Hey everyone! We just wanted to reach out and let you all know that our storefront is still closed for browsing at least through the end of May, but we are here taking orders every day from 12-5 by phone (510-653-7300) and email ( 

We are able...

April 4, 2020

Hello everybody, we hope you are all doing as well as possible! 

We will be continue to be closed for the time being due to COVID-19 quarantine for browsing, as no one can come into the shop, but Tibby and I will be here from 12-5 daily to take your phone call and email...

November 28, 2019

Happy Holidays, everyone! 

Today was our last day of trading in books and movies until mid-January (check back for a firm date), so that we may better serve you as you shop for loved ones (including yourself!) this season. 

HOWEVER, if you have a small stack (let's say 1...

February 7, 2019

We've been going through a massive estate collection of exceptional DVDs and Blu-Rays! Our DVD shelves are packed with gems, including box sets, collectibles, Criterion, rarities, new stuff, classics and more, and we will be putting more out over the next several weeks...

December 13, 2018

EDIT: Position has been filled! 

We are looking to hire a full-time store clerk for our new & used bookshop! We are seeking someone with STRONG organizational skills, a STRONG penchant for detail, great communication skills, friendliness and patience, who would be ultim...

November 8, 2018

Hi everyone! Just to give you all a little advance notice, we will stop buying this year from Thanksgiving (Nov 22) until sometime yet to be determined in January 2019, so we may better serve you for all your holiday shopping needs! We will be buying books and DVDs for...

September 27, 2018

We've just started getting our 2019 calendars in, and more will be arriving throughout October! We start by putting *most* of our calendars and planners on sale right away, much cheaper than full retail...there are large and small wall calendars, and a few planners of...

May 11, 2018

We now have shirts and tote bags with a design by yours truly! Shirts are 15.00, totes are 10.00...come by and check them out :)