Join us today for the FIRST EVER California Bookstore Day!! We have a collection of items produced exclusively for California Bookstore day, including signed copies of George Saunders’ Congratulations By the Way and signed copies of Michael Pollan’s recipe box Recipes from Michael Pollan’s Kitchen housed in a beautiful bamboo box with a lid that doubles as a card stand! We also have special gift editions of Neil Gaiman’s short story The Sleeper and the Spindle.

ALSO! While supplies last! We are giving away FREE Penguin Books canvas tote bags with purchase of a California Bookstore Day Item! Hope to see you here!


Janina Larenas is the book buyer for the New Book Department. She is a printmaker and book artist who works with a variety of mediums to create narrative imagery. Her pieces range from stickers and posters to science illustration, embroidery to zines, often merging technical crafts with fine art presentation.