Events

  • 10/31/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes author William Gibson to the store to discuss and sign his new sci-fi novel, The Peripheral, and celebrate the 30th anniversary edition of, Neuromancer, on Friday, October 31st at 7pm. William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010's New York Times-bestselling Zero History. Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business...
  • 11/02/2014 - 3:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes poet Diane di Prima to the store to discuss and sign her full-length collection, The Poetry Deal, on Sunday, November 2nd at 3pm.The Poetry Deal is the first full-length collection of individual poems in decades from legendary feminist Beat poet Diane di Prima. Framed by two passionate, and critical, prose statements assessing her adopted home city, The...
  • 11/02/2014 - 3:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Kimberly Brooks, Tiffany Shlain and Jordan Shlain to the store to celebrate and discuss Leonard Shlain's posthumously published book, Leonardo's Brain: Understanding Da Vinci's Creative Genius on Sunday, November 2nd at 3pm. No other person in human history has excelled in as many different areas as Leonardo da Vinci, from art to science, psychology to...
  • 11/04/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes author Rebecca Solnit to the store to discuss and sign her new collection of essays, The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness, on Tuesday, November 4th at 7pm. The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed books of nonfiction, brings the same dazzling writing to the twenty-nine essays in The Encyclopedia of Trouble and...
  • 11/06/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Linda Schreyer to the store to discuss and sign her novel, Tears and Tequila, on Thursday, November 6th at 7pm. Joey Lerner has been running from place to place, job to job, all her life. At thirty-two years old, she’s leaving her home in New York City, fresh with grief from the death of her last surviving family member, to start anew in Los Angeles....