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The Month of July- Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt Contest!

07.28.17 @ 6:00pm - Kids Pajama Party with Lily Williams!

07.30.17 @ 3:00pm - Poetry Flash featuring Christopher Howell, Joseph Millar and Dorianne Laux

08.03.17 @ 7:00pm - Paul Kingsnorth in conversation with Brad Johnson about his novel Beast and essay collection Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist

08.06.17 @ 3:00pm - Poetry Flash featuring Cassandra Dallett and Bruce Isaacson

08.09.17 @ 7:00pm - David Larsen discusses Names of the Lion, in conversation with Stephen Sparks

08.10.17 @ 7:00pm - Yalie Kamara discusses and signs her chapbook When the Living Sing

08.13.17 @ 3:00pm - Publication Party! Christine Evelyn Volker discusses and signs her suspense novel Venetian Blood

08.14.17 @ 6:30pm - The DIESEL Readers discuss LaRose, by Louise Erdrich

08.15.17 @ 7:00pm - Margaret Wilkerson Sexton discusses and signs A Kind of Freedom

08.16.17 @ 7:00pm - Josh Davis discusses and signs From Head Shops to Whole Foods

08.23.17 @ 7:00pm - Rex Renee Leonowicz performs from when there is no one and there is everyone

08.25.17 @ 6:00pm - Special Musical Kids Pajama Party with Mike Mirabella!

08.27.17 @ 3:00pm - Poetry Flash with M.L. Liebler and Greil Marcus pay tribute to Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond

09.7.17 @ 7:00pm - John Nichols discusses and reads Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse

09.20.17 @ 7:00pm - Tongo Eisen-Martin discusses and signs his new poetry collection, Heaven is all Goodbyes

09.22.17 @ 7:00pm - Jesmyn Ward discusses and signs her novel Sing, Unburied, Sing

09.26.17 @ 7:00pm - Chelsea Martin discusses and signs CACA DOLCE: Essays from a Lowbrow Life (with Colin Winnette)

09.28.17 @ 7:00pm - Daniel Handler discusses and signs All the Dirty Parts

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Our store hours in Oakland are Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm, and on Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

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By phone: (510) 653-9965
By email: oakland [at] dieselbookstore [dot] com

We are located at:

5433 College Avenue at Kales (near Manila)
Oakland, CA 94618

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