Events

  • 04/21/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes The Diesel Readers back to the store to discuss Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach on Monday, April 21st at 7pm.With her first book, Stiff, the ever-curious Mary Roach explored what happens to our corporeal form after death. In her follow-up book, Spook, she shifts her focus to the ethereal. What happens to the soul? Is there even one to...
  • 04/21/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes journalist Caroline Clarke to the store to discuss and sign her new memoir, Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail, on Monday, April 21st at 7pm. Caroline Clarke was raised in an era when adoptions were a shameful business, the parents “secret,” the paperwork “sealed.” Though curious as to her biological parents...
  • 04/22/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Malibu welcomes author Jesse Andrews and all of our World Book Night Givers to the store for our Kick-Off Celebration on Tuesday, April 22nd at 7pm.World Book Night is a one-of-a-kind event, a special chance for people to share their love of reading with those who don’t regularly read, whether for reasons of means or geography. Every year, 25,000 passionate volunteers all...
  • 04/23/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Rex Wilder and Kate Gale to the store for a joint poetry reading on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7pm.Rex Wilder’s second collection introduces the world to a new form: the boomerang, a four-line nouveau haiku, an anti-Tweet that aims for permanence in an evanescent world. These “admirable throwaways” rhyme the first word or syllable with the last and move...
  • 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm
    Diane Leslie's Book Group with Author meets to discuss Michelle Huneven's novel, Off Course, on Thursday, April 24th at 5pm.The best part? Michelle Huneven will be joining in the discussion!It is 1981, and Cressida Hartley, a young PhD candidate in economics, has just moved into her parents’ shabby A-frame in the Sierras. She's hoping to find enough solitude to finish her dissertation on art in...