Events

  • 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts a Book Club Mixer, on Thursday, July 31st at 7pm.Are you currently in a book group? Do you want to be in a book group? Or are you generally curious to learn more about the diverse tastes in your community and bookstore? If any of these questions apply to you, then we suggest you swing by DIESEL, A Bookstore for our Book Club Mixer. Now, “mixer” may be an old...
  • 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Rebecca Rotert to the store to discuss and sign her new novel, Last Night at the Blue Angel, on Thursday, July 31st at 7pm.It's the 1960s. Between Vietnam and the Cold War abroad, and the Civil Rights Movement and the counterculture revolution at home, Chicago teems with tension. Naomi Hill is a singer at the Blue Angel club. She’s seductive and...
  • 08/01/2014 - 6:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Larkspur welcomes LeUyen Pham to the store as our guest bedtime book author on Friday, August 1st at 6pm. Pull on your PJs and bring your teddy bear to the bookstore! Author and illustrator LeUyen Pham will be here to read you a bedtime story. Get cozy in front of the fireplace, listen to a story or two, have some milk and cookies and get your books signed before heading...
  • 08/03/2014 - 2:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Larkspur welcomes kids and parents to the store for our Reading Together Book Groups on Sunday, August 3rd at 2pm and 4pm.The first group, for kids ages 8-10, is reading Seven Stories Up by Laurel Snyder and will meet at 2pm. In 1987, Annie’s grandmother lies on her deathbed at the Hotel Calvert. Annie and her mother have come to visit, though Annie’s never met her...
  • 08/03/2014 - 3:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland hosts another installment of the always excellent Poetry Flash with Julia B. Levine and Alison Luterman on Sunday, August 3rd at 3pm.Julia B. Levine’s new book of poems is Small Disasters Seen in Sunlight. Library Journal says of it, "A polished poet of extraordinary skill … Levine is caught between wholehearted love of the world's beauty and sorrow at its...