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Diesel

Rockridge's independent bookstore for live events and more

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Before Rockridge was even fashionable, Oakland’s biggest independent bookstore was “keepin’ it real.” For almost 30 years, Diesel has been a community hub for multicultural author readings, political discussions, poetry events, and book clubs. Wondering what to read next? Peruse the staff picks, which are a mix of New York Times bestsellers, more thought-provoking titles, and new releases by local writers. Parents have a whole section of kids’ books, too. Check the bookstore’s website for upcoming events happening this week.

Tip:
Diesel has another bookstore in the East Bay (in Brentwood) and also in Marin County (Larkspur).

Directions: It’s three blocks south of the Rockridge BART station. For more Transportation details see Oakland and Around (in the yellow bar).


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Address:
5433 College Avenue
Oakland 94618
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