The annual Old Town Trick or Treat festivities are coming up, Saturday, October 27, starting at 2 p.m. Eureka Books will be giving away six signed chapter books to lucky kids in costumes. Watch Facebook or Twitter for details.
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We are fresh out of binders full of women, but we have a great selection of blank journals, including these timely gems.
Eureka Books is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a 25-day, 25% off storewide sale. Only our bargain books (most already marked down to $1) and a handful of other books are excluded. This sale covers new books, used books, rare books, and even special orders of new books. And if you come by the shop, […]
Cornish Gillyflower apple – a watercolor by Peggy Irvine On November 3, during Arts Alive! (6 to 9 p.m.), we’re celebrating the opening of Peggy Irvine’s new show of botanical watercolors and drawings. As in past Novembers, we’re having an heirloom apple tasting, and this year Hospice of Humboldt is going to pour wine (donations […]
Wendy Welch, the owner of The Tales of the Lonesome Pine Bookstore in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, is looking for someone to run her shop for two months while she embarks on a book tour to promote her forthcoming book, The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap. Applications are due September 1. As gigs go, […]
This made me want to cry: The 1943 “Taps” yearbook. Taps, of course, being the song played at military funerals and the school being the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ Orphan School, whose students were made to parade around with “Orphan School” signs — and you thought your high school years were tough. Senior Guy Cooper’s fondest memory […]
Local author Michael Kauffmann will be on hand to sign copies of his new book Conifer Country tonight from 6-9pm during Arts Alive! Conifer Country is a natural history and hiking guide to 35 conifers of the Klamath Mountain region. The Times-Standard published an article on the book: When Michael Kauffmann began hiking through Humboldt […]
As a populist historian of the American Revolution, Redway author Ray Raphael is more likely to write about farmers and innkeepers than presidents. But that’s exactly what makes his new book, Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive, so compelling. To celebrate the release of the book, published by Knopf, the […]
We have just published our first catalog of Isaac Asimov first editions. You can download a pdf of the printed catalog now, or view it on the web, with every item illustrated with photos. We will be publishing additional lists of books, as we get them catalogued. Please visit our Asimov homepage for the lastest […]
In no particular order: Two Peoples, One Place by historians Freeman House and Ray Raphael provides the best introduction to early Humboldt County history, to about 1885. It's just out in a very nice paperback edition, and we have copies signed by both authors. $19.95 Grave Matters: Excavating California's Buried Past by Tony Platt, an […]
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