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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

On July 14, after 55 years, the beloved author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, will publish her second novel. Go Set a Watchman explores the same events as To Kill a Mockingbird, but from an adult’s perspective. Lee actually wrote this novel first, but it was never published and the manuscript had been […]

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Why We Don’t Celebrate Banned Books Week

  Why We Don’t Celebrate Banned Books Week. Every September, the American Library Association (A.L.A.) celebrates Banned Books Week. Thousands of libraries and bookstores put up displays of banned books like Huckleberry Finn, The Grapes of Wrath, and Ulysses. Eureka Books never does. This year’s list (permalink here) of the most frequently challenged books, compiled […]

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8th Annual July 4th Dollar Book Sale

This July 4th, during the Old Town Independence Day Street Fair, Eureka Books will host it’s 8th annual dollar-book extravaganza. Everything outside the store will be $1! These are overstock, leftovers from estates we acquired, and books we need to move to make more space. There will be art books, comics, lots of cookbooks, novels, […]

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New Local History Event, August 1

Eureka Books is excited to host James R. Garrison, a recent HSU graduate, on Saturday, August 1, 2015, during Arts Alive! (6 to 9 p.m.). James will be signing his new book on Scotia and Rio Dell. The book will be published in mid-July.

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Amy Stewart’s Girl Waits With Gun

Amy Stewart, Humboldt County’s best-selling local author (and co-owner of Eureka Books), has a new book out this fall: Girl Waits With Gun. GWWG, as we’ve been referring to it, is a novel that begins with a crash. A speeding automobile destroyed their horse-drawn carriage in 1914, and what should have been a simple traffic […]

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Read. Swap. Repeat.

At Eureka Books, you can now swap your (gently) used books for almost anything in the store, even new books and most special orders. Up until now, swap credit was good for used books in the store only. With the new program, you can trade your used books for new books, too. A very few […]

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Eureka Books in the Huffington Post

  We’re thrilled to have been selected as one of 10 Beautiful Bookstores That Will Stop You in Your Tracks by AbeBooks, a list reissued by The Huffington Post.

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Booksigning of “A Scottish Syndicate in the Redwoods”

Signed copies available.  The book tells the tale of a scam perpetrated by three Humboldt County lumbermen who managed two Scottish-owned timber syndicates.  “Some of the most notorious instances of fraud that the U.S. Land Office uncovered in acquiring public timberland occurred in the redwoods,” said Shepherd.

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SIGNED BOOKS AT ARTS ALIVE!

Come Join the Party with Local Authors to Celebrate Arts Alive! on December 6.  More than ten authors will be here.  Enjoy the festivities, including wine served by Humboldt County Children’s Author Festival. Schedule 6-7:30 p.m. Amy & Aiko Uyeki.  Sanae, Senryu Poet: Her Life in 5-7-5.  The Poetry of Shizue Harada Pam Service.   Alien […]

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Holiday Window Decorating Contest

Old Town and Downtown merchants are having a holiday window decorating contest this year, starting November 28, the day after Thanksgiving. Watch the stores sparkle and then vote for your favorites. Ballots will be available in participating shops when the contest begins. Merchants: The rules and other information are here.

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