The Friends bookstore is stocked with donations from the community. Some are re-donated. Most are sold for under $3 to support the Berkeley Library. A few are exciting discoveries.
The two owners are hoping to find buyers who love books and the community as much as they do.
After 37 years Nolo Press is closing its bookstore but will continue selling its books online; new to town: a new bike shop and an IT solutions business.
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
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