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DIESEL's monthly newsletter, filled with news, reviews, and much more!

July 2014 - Independence Day is the launch of the heart of summer, and the summer reading season...

June 2014 - Here are some reviews by your local booksellers of some great books for all ages...

May 2014 - Local California independent bookstores have taken a page from National Record Store Day...

2014 Poetry Newsletter - We are celebrating April as National Poetry Month...

March 2014 - A new season of wonderful spring books are sprouting up every day at our store...

February 2014 - Valentine's Day celebrates Love and we are where love of books and love of reading abide!

Even More Beautiful Gift Books 2013 - Here are some wonder-filled books which make great gift books for family and friends...

More Beautiful Gift Books 2013 - Here is another newsletter filled with tips on great books for you and terrific gifts for the holidays...

Beautiful Gift Books 2013 - The season is upon us for annual gift giving galore! Books are the best gifts...

November 2013 - Here are some more reviews to whet your appetite for future reading pleasure...

October 2013 - Having just opened our Larkspur store, my eyes look afresh upon the wonders of being in a bookstore...

September 2013 - There is lots going on at DIESEL this month and every day. Our Larkspur store is having its Grand Opening Party...

August 2013 - We hope your summer goes well, with music, movies, outdoor excursions, and of course reading occupying some of your days...

July 2013 - July is the time...to open a new bookstore! We are opening our new Larkspur store...

June 2013 - The school year is concluding and summer vacations promise more reading time for everyone!

May 2013 - Happy May Day! With beautiful weather comes reverie, daydreams, imagination...

2013 Poetry Newsletter - We are celebrating April as National Poetry Month with this dedicated Poetry Newsletter and with our annual bookseller poetry videos.

March 2013 - There's a rumor out there that Amazon is getting out of the book business...

February 2013 - We have the best ereading devices available from Kobo...

January 2013 - Here's to wishing you a healthy, happy, and enriching new year!

Even More Beautiful Gift Books 2012 - Yes, the hot gift book ideas keep on coming! Our shelves are full of them! Come on in and find that perfect gift for your difficult friend or family member.

More Beautiful Gift Books 2012 - Here are MORE wonderful gift books, which can be found at your quality neighborhood Diesel bookstore! Local is the way to go...

Beautiful Gift Books 2012 - Here are a few of the staggering array of beautiful books gracing the shelves of our store this season -- perfect for gift-giving.

November 2012 - This is the month of thankfulness, with Thanksgiving crowning it with horns of plenty and tables surrounded by family and friends.

October 2012 - At this spring's Book Expo America, I was asked to moderate the Editors' Buzz Panel -- an honor and a blast.

September 2012 - This time of year begins the biggest publishing season of the year...

August 2012 - Hope the summer is easing you into reverie, amid the sports, travels, visits, movies, music...

July 2012 - Independent thought, independent time, independent minds, independent bookstores -- Independence Day!

June 2012 - Schools are letting out and summer vacations are nearly underway. Time frees up for reading those books...

May 2012 - May Day is that most hopeful of holidays: the height of spring, the beginning of summer...

April 2012 - We are celebrating April as National Poetry Month with a return to creating our bookseller poetry videos.

March 2012 - The music of language, the magic of the comprehension of meaning...

February 2012 - The year is now well under way and we're deep in the reading season (what season isn't?).

January 2012 - A new year is a time to renew commitments and recalibrate our energies and intentions.

December 2011 - We wish you a great holiday season and wonderful reading!

November 2011 - The shelves are filling up with the wonderful books of the season.

October 2011 - It's important to remember to protect openness, diversity, and tolerance in our lives.

September 2011 - Summer is summing up, opening up a whole new season filled with great new titles.

August 2011 - Reflection and reverie allow for an expansion of time.

July 2011 - Summer reading means many things...

June 2011 - Books and beer share a long history...

May 2011 - Many people expressed their surprise that we sell ebooks.

April 2011 - Bookselling is an unexpectedly creative trade.

March 2011 - We are energetically searching...

February 2011 - We are passionate readers. So, hopefully, are you!

December 2010 - Surrounded by books year round...

November 2010 - You see this on your streets.

October 2010 - Wax enthusiastic about the musical art of writing...

September 2010 - Reading is kinaesthetic, visual, auditory, olfactory, and tactile...

August 2010 - Here's a toast to small presses!

July 2010 - Independent minds make an interesting and engaged society.

June 2010 - The bounty never ceases.

May 2010 - Labor is honored.

April 2010 - Support indies on the internet!

March 2010 - Cherry blossoms are abundantly blooming.

February 2010 - On a night illuminated by the sun of bonfires...

January 2010 - Bringing the past forward into a new year.

December 2009 - Living with books is endlessly creative.

November 2009 - Readers are what make bookstores what they are.

October 2009 - Gather while ye may!

September 2009 - Filled to the gills with interesting news.

August 2009 - Swing on in, old school.

July 2009 - Follow the contours from one book to another and another.

June 2009 - It's good to work together.

May 2009 - We can all be more engaged, more fruitful, more imaginative...

April 2009 - Yes, flowers and independent bookstores are in full bloom this spring.

March 2009 - Where you are, we are. Where I am, you are. This is reading.

February 2009 - I want my survival to be lively, a living.

December 2008 - What better gift is there to give than a human and cultural one?

November 2008 - Feed the soul, the mind, and the heart.

October 2008 - It's good to reconnect to context.

September 2008 - Seems appropriate to thank you all again.

August 2008 - Construction is well underway...

July 2008 - Another abundance of reasons to shop local.

June 2008 - What books can do.

May 2008 - Appreciate the ineffable pithiness...