Keepin' it Real Since 1989


04.30.16 (ALL DAY) - Independent Book Store Day!

05.01.16 @ 3:00pm - Poetry Flash with Willis Barnstone and Tony Barnstone

05.11.16 @ 7:00pm - Richard Misrach and Guillermo Galindo discuss and sign Border Cantos

05.13.16 @ 7:00pm- FRESH AND BEST; The New Poets featuring Julien Poirier, Sean Labrador y Manzano, and Sierra Ventura

05.15.16 @ 3:00pm - Amanda Nadelberg & Ben Mirov discuss and read from Songs from a Mountain and Ghost Machines

05.16.16 @ 6:30pm - The Diesel Readers Discuss The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

05.19.16 @ 7:00pm - Yaghoub Yadali discusses and signs his newly translated novel Rituals of Restlessness

05.22.16 @ 3:00pm - Chana Bloch, Christina Garcia and Jane Hirshfield discuss Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine

05.23.16 @ 7:00pm - QPOC Book Club Discusses Haifa Fragments by Kuhuld Khamis

05.25.16 @ 7:00pm - David Schneider discusses and signs Crowded by Beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen

05.27.16 @ 6:00pm - Kids Pajama Party with Deborah Underwood!

05.29.16 @ 3:00pm - David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan discuss War is a Lie

06.01.16 @ 7:00pm - Publication Party! Jane Mason discusses and signs her new YA novel Without Annette

06.03.16 @ 7:00pm - John Doe discusses and signs Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of LA Punk

06.12.16 @ 3:00pm - Poetry Flash with Susan Cohen and Catherine Abbey Hodges

06.13.16 @ 6:30pm - The Diesel Readers Discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

06.15.16 @ 7:00pm - Ramona Ausubel w/Edan Lepucki discuss Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty

06.20.16 @ 7:00pm - QPOC Book Club Discusses What Color Is Your Hoodie by Jarrett Neal

06.21.16 @ 7:00pm - Zoe Zolbrod discusses and signs her new memoir The Telling joining her in conversation will be Brain Hurley

06.24.16 @ 7:00pm - Max Porter w/Anthony Marra discuss and sign Grief is the Thing with Feathers

06.26.16 @ 3:00pm - Story Time! Kati Hites reads her new picture book Winnie & Waldorf: Disobedience School

06.29.16 @ 7:00pm - Kim Addonizio discusses and signs her new memoir Bukowski in a Sundress

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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.

Contact us:

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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