Alameda

Books Inc. Alameda

1344 Park St
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510.522.2226

Store Hours

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday - Thursday 
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday & Saturday 
 

About

Your friendly neighborhood bookstore passionate about supporting local authors. We employ a staff who love all things YA, falls to pieces over a book about cats, can talk your ear off about current events and classical music, and have named every stuffed animal in the store. 

 

Staff Favorites

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Demon Copperhead: A Pulitzer Prize Winner By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063251922
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Harper - October 18th, 2022

A gorgeous deep dive into a family and region torn apart by the opioid crisis. Kingsolver is still a master of language and storytelling. - Suzie


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The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

Gorgeous family saga that weaves spirituality, love, and medicine into a rich tale with some great plot twists and heartaches. - Suzie

 

 


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The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

Grann's superbly written meticulously researched book tells of the grim fate of one of the most ill-fated maritime ventures in history and its disturbing aftermath - multiple conflicting narratives, by the survivors. Highly entertaining. - Larry


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Lapvona: A Novel By Ottessa Moshfegh Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593300282
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Penguin Books - June 20th, 2023

A dark and sometimes gruesome fairytale that at times echoes our own turbulent now. A fun and clever read. - Suzie


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Day: A Novel By Michael Cunningham Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399591341
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Random House - November 14th, 2023

The beauty of this story is buoyed, is lifted into the air, on wings of divine writing. Sublime, a lullaby, sweet prose! - Gene