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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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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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Medical Caricatures Exhibit during Arts Alive!.

Artists embellished medical conditions, treatments, and lampooned practitioners.  The bizarre therapeutics and massive doses of medications are depicted in the show.  The public in the nineteenth century, as today, was frustrated with the inefficiency of medical treatments and the high costs of medical care and drugs.  With art and wit, the caricaturists elevated health issues […]

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Remembering Father Eric Freed

At Arts Alive! on September 6, Eureka Books will honor the late Father Eric Freed, who would have been 57 on Sept. 8. We have acquired the last 90 copies of his book, The Experience of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima in Poem and have commissioned a broadside. Proceeds of the sale of both items […]

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Artist Lynn Jones at Eureka Books August 2nd

Lynn Jones will show her work during Arts Alive!.  The collection includes linoleum cut, handset lead plates, and letterpress prints.  Jones will be at the store from 6-9 p.m. to demonstrate her work using a small printing press.  A limited number of debut bookplates will be printed during the demo.  During an internship with David […]

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Nov. 1 Book Launch Party for Both Sides of the Bluff by Jerry Rohde

Jerry Rohde will be giving a free lecture and signing his new book, Both Sides of the Bluff, at Eureka Theater on November 1, 2014.  Eureka Theater is located at 612 F Street. The lecture is at 5 p.m. and the book signing is from 6-9 p.m.  The event is sponsored by Booklegger and Eureka Books. […]

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Via Magazine Article

From Via Magazine: “The eclectic assortment of antiquarian books, maps, photos, and ephemera at Eureka Books thrills spontaneous browsers and serious collectors alike.”

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