Events

  • 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...
  • 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes members of the Write On Mamas! to the store to celebrate the publication of their anthology Mamas Write on Thursday, April 24th at 7pm. What is family? The ways in which they are built are as varied as the members of whom they are comprised, from marriages and births, to surrogacy, adoption, and partnership. Mamas Write is a collection of 29 essays that...
  • 04/27/2014 - 2:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Larkspur welcomes kids and parents to the store for our first Reading Together Book Groups on Sunday, April 27th at 2pm and 4pm. Reading Together is a special kind of book group designed to bring together kids and parents through, you guessed it, books! Once a month, we'll get together and discuss a book that you have each read. There are two groups. The first, for kids...
  • 04/27/2014 - 3:00pm
    Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes professor emeritus Oscar Mandel to the store for the publication party for his new book, Otherwise Fables, on Sunday, April 27th at 3pm. Otherwise Fables is the first complete collection of Oscar Mandel's fiction, including the Gobble-Up Stories, Chi Po and the Sorcerer, and The History of Sigismund, Prince of Poland. Drawing on the French narrative...