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482 D 49TH STREET
TUES.-FRI. 12-6, SAT, 10-6
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2 BOND STREET
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, 11 AM – 7 PM (lower level, inside CHCM)
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ART SHOW: THIS FRIDAY!
We’re pleased to be showing 24 original floral and botanical ink drawings by UK-based illustrator Lucy Augé at our Oakland shop this Friday, Nov. 7th.
8×11 inches on various colored papers.
SEE MORE INFO ABOUT OUR UPCOMING FILM FESTIVAL HERE!
BOOK/SHOP is pleased to announce a bi-coastal musical event, this Friday, Sept 5th.
Experimental music specialist Ben Kreith will be performing live at our Oakland shop during First Friday activities. There will be two rounds of performance from 7-9 PM. 487 D 49th St., Oakland, CA 94609. The program in Oakland will include:
Reading of the Pound poem “Sestina: Altaforte”
Sestina: Altaforte (violin)
(please note that this performance of the “Sestina: Altaforte” is the US live premier of this work. it has been performed live only once before, in Rome, in 2010.)
Al poco giorno (violin)
Reading of the Dante Sestina “Al poco giorno”
In New York, musician Mark Golamco will be performing at 8 PM. 2 Bond St., lower level, in Manhattan. The program will include:
Reading of the Pound translation of “Plainte pour la Mort du roi Richard Coeur de Lion”
Plainte pour la Mort du roi Richard Coeur de Lion (violin)
Part V of Fiddle Music (violin)
Reading of the Pound poem “Guido Cavalcanti Rime”
Pound’s music ranges from simple & melodic to the experimental and challenging. We’ll be reading the poems associated with the musical pieces as well. The event will be somewhat brief, and standing room only. Light refreshment will be served. Space is limited, so mark your calendars now! Please RSVP or send inquiries to info@book—shop.com. Please feel free to share this announcement!
This performance made possible by kind permission of Robert Hughes and Margaret Fisher of Second Evening Art Publishing.
Friday, December 6th. 6-8 PM
We’ve got 22 charming new paintings from New York-and-California-based artist Jane Mount of Ideal Bookshelf! Come meet Jane tonight and shop for that book-loving loved one in your life. Jane paints portraits of people through the spines of their favorite books: the ones that changed their lives, that defined who they are, that they read again and again.
Jane has painted 22 new paintings for this show. 21 of the paintings feature single spines from perennial favorites like “Catcher in the Rye”, “Alice in Wonderland”, “East of Eden”, (and they’re only $99 each!). We’re also premiering a gorgeous new group portrait of classic poetry titles.
On hand also are postcards, greeting cards (including just-in-time Christmas cards!), bookmarks, prints, and signed copies of Jane’s book (published by Little, Brown). See images below and visit Jane’s website to learn more about her brilliant and colorful work.
Jane’s work will be available at our Oakland store through Dec. 24th.
We’ve opened a small brick-and-mortar space in conjunction with our website. Located in a sun-filled former horse stable in Oakland, California. Come see us! 482D 49th Street, Oakland, CA, 94709. Tues.-Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6. Call us at 510-907-9649. (Photo courtesy of Marielle Hayes)
See more here.
WINTER POP-UP AT HEATH CERAMICS
We’re thrilled to be taking part in Remodelista’s 3rd Annual Holiday Market, being held on December 8th, 2012 in the beautiful new Heath Ceramics showroom in San Francisco. We’ll be there from 10-5, with a wide range of our products for you to see, smell, taste and feel. See you there!
FALL POP-UP AT C’H’C’M’
We’re pleased to announce a 5-day pop-up shop at Clinton Hill Classic Menswear, located at 2 Bond Street in New York City, 09/14 -09/19, 2012.
We’ll be bringing our blend of carefully chosen vintage books and magazines, book-related furniture,
The pop-up will feature in-store-only exclusive items (like the best-selling SSB-1 tabletop bookcase in gorgeous new materials) and many favorites from the shop’s website. We’ll even be hosting a few small events. A can’t-miss installation for design-minded lovers of all things “book”.
BOOK/SHOP at C’H’C’M’
Opening Event – Friday 14th Sept – 6pm to 8pm
Music, drinks, and a first look at limited-edition items that are sure to sell fast…
An evening with Lorin Stein – Tuesday 18th Sept – 6:30pm
Mr Stein is the very dapper editor of the legendary Paris Review. Archival artwork will be on hand, as well as vintage and new issues of the magazine, whose covers are as famous as the authors inside.
Space is very limited, so please RSVP to info@book—shop.com
2 Bond Street
New York, NY, 10012
BOOK/SHOP POP UP — SATURDAY, 04/21 in SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Many new and pop-up exclusive items will be on hand.
details to follow soon!
BOOK/SHOP will be spring to life as a 4 week pop-up shop at Gravel & Gold in San Francisco 12/09/11 – 01/06/12.
We’ll be showing the full assortment from the website as well as exclusive, in-shop-only books & merchandise. We’ll also be unveiling a few collaborative items made with our friends at Gravel & Gold.
If you’re in the Bay area tonight (Feb. 2nd), it’s the last night of our pop-up shop at Gravel and Gold in SF. Come by between 7-8 and see Leslie Williamson give a slideshow & discussion on her excellent book, Handcrafted Modern. http://gravelandgold.com/