fMrs. Dalloway’s

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

(510) 704-8222

2904 College Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

Founded in 2004, Mrs. Dalloway’s is a vibrant, full-service, independent neighborhood bookstore Mrs. Dalloway’s offers an exciting and diverse selection of titles—both comprehensive and contemporary— and is renowned for its skillfully curated fiction, non-fiction, poetry, garden book and children’s book sections, as well as hosting over 150 stellar in-store author events annually.

Special Events

Adam Hochschild reads from Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes,

Friday, March 13, 2020

7:30pm - 7:30pm

The astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time. “Through the lens of a remarkable marriage, Adam Hochschild draws a vivid portrait of the Gilded Age–of immigrants, sweatshops, tenements, strikes, enclaves of patrician […]

Call to Artists: Please participate in Elmwood Art & Music 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

8:00am - 5:00pm

Elmwood Art & Music 2020 May 30th – June 7th ARTISTS AMONG US Artists are such an important part of all of our lives, in their passion, growth, and determination for expression. Our event plans to bring the celebration of Art to the Elmwood. Many of our business already, display and sell Art, but we […]

Jane Hirshfield reads from her new volume of poetry Ledger

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Jane Hirshfield reads from her new volume of poetry Ledger, a book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning from the internationally renowned poet named “among the modern masters” (Washington Post). From one of our most celebrated contemporary poets–long-listed for the National Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England’s T.S. Eliot Prize–comes […]

Bonnie Tsui presents Why We Swim

Thursday, April 16, 2020

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Bonnie Tsui presents Why We Swim, “a beautifully written love letter to water and a fascinating story” (Rebecca Skloot). To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of Why We Swim by speaking to a bookseller or clicking on the cover below. Humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be […]