Berkeley

Books Inc. Berkeley

1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: (510) 525-7777 

Store Hours:

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Monday-Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sunday 
  

About

We are a general interest bookstore with a variety of fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, and children’s books for all ages! We also have a wide selection of greeting cards, gifts for children and adults, and books on sale. We are proud to have hosted almost 400 author events since we opened in the summer of 2015. Come say hi! You can find us in the same space that once housed the legendary Black Oak Books..

 

Meet the Manager Schyler Baker

Schyler hails from the East Bay and has been a bookseller for over 15 years.
 

Book Clubs: 

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Killers of a Certain Age By Deanna Raybourn Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593200704
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Berkley - August 15th, 2023

Too much fun! Four sixty-year-old women who just happens to be a assassins are themselves targeted and say, "Hell no!" And then do what they do best. Loved it. 

- Liz, Berkeley 


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The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World By Patrik Svensson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062968821
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Ecco - April 13th, 2021

Science has come up against many mysteries, but few have proven intractable and difficult to solve as the eel. This meditation on eels highlights the mysterious nation and life cycle, still largely unknown of these endangered creatures.

- Elena, Berkeley 


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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption By Bryan Stevenson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

A powerful book about hope and mercy in the face of devastating injustice. Stevenson seeks out the victims of tremendous unfairness and fights for them. Challenging, inspiring, heart-breaking, hopeful. 

- Jeffrey, Berkeley


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Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds By Adrienne Maree Brown Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

A perfect combination of self help and social science, Emergent Strategy shows how small acts can enact big change and bring us closer together. Important for activists or anyone engaged in social work of any kind.

- Alex, Berkeley  


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Stories to Keep You Alive Despite Vampires By Ben Acker Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665917018
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Please allow up to 48-hours for Curbside Pickup orders to be processed.
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 29th, 2023

Do you know every scary story there is? I bet you haven't heard the versions in this collection! Connoisseurs of creepy will find new tales and funny spins on classics herein, all told with an off the wall sense of humor. Doubters should turn to page 13 and read, "Diagnosis: Wolf" for a taste of what to expect from this hilarious anthology. 

- Dav, Berkeley