fMrs. Dalloway’s

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

(510) 704-8222

info@mrsdalloways.com

2904 College Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

http://www.mrsdalloways.com

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

Brandon Brown presents The Apollo Chronicles: Engineering America’s First Moon Missions

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Brandon Brown presents The Apollo Chronicles: Engineering America’s First Moon Missions, a uniquely earthbound story of space travel that follows a handful of surviving engineers from the time through their longest days, tightest deadlines, and most confounding challenges. [Brown] has captured the soul of what was arguably the most challenging and significant engineering accomplishment of the 20th century…a great read […]

Tucker Malarkey returns to present Stronghold: One Man’s Quest to Save the World’s Wild Salmon, the story of Guido Rahr

Sunday, July 28, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tucker Malarkey returns to present Stronghold: One Man’s Quest to Save the World’s Wild Salmon, the story of Guido Rahr, a passionate and eccentric environmentalist who has single-mindedly dedicated his life to saving the environment, working to preserve the world’s last pristine stronghold for salmon in Russia’s Far East–a landscape of ecological richness and diversity that is rapidly […]

The Lager Queen of Minnesota

Thursday, August 1, 2019

7:30pm - 7:30pm

J. Ryan Stradal reads from his much-anticipated The Lager Queen of Minnesota, a novel of family, Midwestern values, hard work, fate, and the secrets of making a world-class beer, from the author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest. “Warm, whimsical, incredibly well-written and infused with Stradal’s signature sympathy for his characters–those everyday heroes we all know and love. […]

Alexander Tilney in Conversation with Katharine Dion discussing Tilney’s new novel, The Expectations

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Alexander Tilney in Conversation with Katharine Dion discussing Tilney’s new novel, The Expectations, “a deeply resonant, brilliantly nuanced meditation on privilege, social ambition, and the folly (and cruelty) of youth.”–Kate Walbert “Alexander Tilney applies supple, panoramic prose to the deep interior of an exclusive Northeastern prep school, with arresting results: at once anthropological and visceral, […]

Radical Ritual: How Burning Man Changed the World.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Neil Shister in Conversation with Harley Dubois discussing Radical Ritual: How Burning Man Changed the World. “An all-in history of, and love letter to, this one-of-a-kind event. If you’ve been there, or want to go, you couldn’t possibly find better companions than Neil Shister and his engaging book.”–Daniel Okrent, author of Last Call and The Guarded Gate To […]

Kids 12 up! Elizabeth Lim reads from Spin the Dawn

Thursday, August 29, 2019

6:30pm - 6:30pm

Kids 12 up! Elizabeth Lim reads from Spin the Dawn, a sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars. “Pure magic. Romance, artistry, and deep […]

Meg Waite Clayton returns to launch The Last Train to London

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Meg Waite Clayton returns to launch The Last Train to London, a beautifully rendered novel centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe–and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety. “Painful and beautiful, absorbing and unforgettable. A wonderful tribute to courage, to a remarkable woman, to the ones she saved, and the ones […]

Saturday, September 14, 2019

2:00pm - 2:00pm

Madeline Miller presens Circe, just released in paperback. Winner of the 2019 Indie Choice Award, shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by NPR, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed, People, Time, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Newsweek, Christian Science Monitor, Southern Living, and Refinery 29. “One of the most amazing qualities of this novel [is]: We know how everything here […]