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Firestorm: Local Author Survived the Tubbs Fire, but his books did not

When the Tubbs Fire swept through Santa Rosa on October 8, 2017, Jon Humboldt Gates “lost everything at midnight on a Sunday.” He tells the tale in his new book, a volume of vignettes called Firestorm: A Personal Narrative from the Epicenter of a California Wildfire. Gates will sign copies at Eureka Books during Arts […]

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Ecommerce Is Coming

After 32 years in Old Town, Eureka Books is finally opening up an Internet branch. It’s in previews now, and you are welcome to search our collectible inventory online (we have 40,000 more new and used books, plus great greeting cards and pens and Pen + Pine available exclusively in the shop). We’ve also shortened […]

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Have A Blind Date with A Book!

Meet someone special at Eureka Books for a special Valentine’s Arts Alive as we play Blind Date with a Book! These books are wrapped in paper inscribed with their personals ads so you can be surprised and delighted. Stop by or play our guessing game on the Eureka Books facebook page.

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Everyone Gets A Book!

Make everyone happy this holiday season when everyone gets a book from Eureka Books! For the last 31 years, Eureka Books has hand-picked our eclectic and interesting selection of books to fit this one-of-a-kind community. We’re known as he “old-book” store, and we always have thousands of good used books and uncommon first editions. But […]

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List 34: Cuban Artist Books

Eureka Books List 34: Cuban Artist Books from Cuadernos Papiro. I discovered Editorial Cuadernos Papiro at the Havana Book Fair in 2015 and was immediately taken with these very Cuban fine press books, printed letterpress on handmade paper in small editions. As an antiquarian bookseller, I probably should not admit that most fine press books […]

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Banned Booksellers Week Ends!

UPDATED: Nov. 7. 1830GMT Banned Booksellers Week is over early. After a three-day protest by 580 booksellers in 27 countries, the Amazon subsidiary reversed its decision to withdraw from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia, South Korea, and Poland. Following a meeting between Arkady Vitrouk, Abebooks’s CEO, and Sally Burdon, the president of the International […]

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Rare William Saroyan Paintings

Original artwork of the novelist, playwright, and short story writer William Saroyan were on display at Eureka Books for Arts Alive in September 2018. His tales of Armenian immigrant life in California resonated with many more Americans as is evidenced by his many awards. This acclaimed author of The Daring Young Man on the Flying […]

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Amy Stewart Just Won’t Quit

Eureka Books’ writer-in-virtual-residence Amy Stewart’s fourth Kopp Sisters novel comes out on September 11. Signed first editions are now available for pre-orders, online or in the store. Your order will ship or be available for pickup on publication day.         Constance may just have turned 40, but this tough-minded, generous-hearted believer in […]

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Brave New Bookseller Wanted!

Now Hiring! Eureka Books is looking for a New Book Maven to manage our ever-growing new merchandise division. While we may be best-known for our used and rare offerings, Eureka Books also stocks thousands of new titles as well as greeting cards, pens, journals, and even coffee mugs. We are looking for a booklover who, […]

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Vintage Children’s Books Event for Arts Alive! Saturday 8/4

Eureka Books showcases our collection of Vintage Children’s Books we usually keep up on the top shelves in the kids section. Check out some unforgettable and/or regrettable selections from the world of children’s literature. Old scout manuals, classics you forgot about, pop-up books, and more!

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