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As reported on Berkeleyside in October, Black Oak Books is set to re-open this week after closing its Shattuck Avenue store six months ago.

The new location is 2618 San Pablo Avenue in a space occupied by Rountree’s nightclub, and the opening is planned for this Thursday at 11:00 am.

The East Bay Express reports on the store’s changing fortunes here.


Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...