Course Texts

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See below for a list of classes for which we are stocking textbooks. All are U.C. Berkeley classes unless otherwise noted. Information will be updated as books come into the store. (Note: Updates might be a day or two late. Give us a call if you have any questions.)

Most of our books are new, but in some cases we have used copies (noted as such in the list below).

SOLD OUT books can usually be ordered for you. Depending on the source, books take between 4 days and 2 1/2 weeks to reach the store after we order them. Please call (510) 548-0585 to order books or check on the time frame for ordering a particular book.

We are now offering textbook buyback. This uses a database from a used-textbook company, and buyback opportunities and prices depend on that company's needs.

Remaining used textbooks will be returned to the supplier the week of March 12-16.  Please come in before then if you still wish to buy a used textbook from us.

Spring 2018



Anthropology 137: 1
Energy, Culture and Social Organization

Laura Nader

Nader,   The Energy Reader   New: $50.00

Anthropology 160AC: 1
Forms of Folklore

Charles Briggs

Briggs,   Stories in the Time of Cholera   New: $30.95
Paredes,   With a Pistol in His Hand   Used: $0.00
Blank,   Folk Culture in the Digital Age   Used: $0.00

Anthropology 217: 1
Discourse and/of the Body

Charles Briggs

Briggs,   Making Health Public   New: $44.95
Canguilhem,   The Normal and the Pathological   New: $27.95
Das,   Life and Words   New: $29.95
Stevenson,   Life Beside Itself   New: $29.95
Hamdy,   Lissa   New: $24.95
Lakoff,   Unprepared   New: $29.95
Wool,   After War   New: $24.95

College Writing Program 150AC: 1
Researching Water in the West:
Its Presence, Its Absence, and Its Consequences for the Peoples of California

Patricia Steenland

Cross-listed with CW 50AC

College Writing Program 25AC: 1
Reading in and about U.S. Education Institutions

Margi Wald

Darling-Hammond,   The Flat World and Education   Used: $21.00

College Writing Program 50: 1
Researching Water in the West:
Its Presence, Its Absence, and Its Consequences for the Peoples of California

Patricia Steenland

Austin,   Land of Little Rain   New: $16.00
Austin,   Land of Little Rain   Used: $0.00
Muir,   My First Summer in the Sierra   Used: $11.25
Muir,   My First Summer in the Sierra   New: $14.95
Righter,   The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy   Used: $21.75
Wakatsuki Houston,   Farewell to Manzanar   Used: $0.00
Wakatsuki Houston,   Farewell to Manzanar   New: $9.99
Walton,   Western Times and Water Wars   New: $33.95
Walton,   Western Times and Water Wars   Used: $25.50
Harvey,   Writing with Sources 2e   New: $10.00

College Writing Program R1A: 24
Accelerated Reading and Composition:
Border Crossing

Michelle Baptiste

Alexie,   The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian   New: $15.99
Graff,   They Say, I Say 3e   New: $27.95
Urrea,   The Devil s Highway   Used: $12.00

College Writing Program R4A: 1
Reading and Composition:
Intersections of Language

Michelle Baptiste

Chavez,   The Color Bind   New: $30.95
Graff,   They Say / I Say 3e (2016 MLA Update)   New: $30.75
Lee,   Native Speaker   New: $16.00
Lee,   Native Speaker   New: $16.00
Used: $
Lee,   Native Speaker   Used: $12.00
Lippi-Green,   English with an Accent   New: $47.95
Santa Ana,   Brown Tide Rising   New: $39.95

Comparative Literature 227: 1
Studies in Contemporary Literature:
Narrative, Description, Affect

Dora Zhang

de Balzac,   Pere Goriot   New: $11.95
Flaubert,   Madam Bovary   New: $17.00
Zola,   The Belly of Paris   New: $12.95
James,   The Golden Bowl   New: $13.00
Woolf,   The Waves   New: $14.95
Barnes,   Nightwood   New: $14.95

Comparative Literature R1A: 4
R1A English Composition in Connection with the Reading of World Literature:
Writing the Self: Language, Memory, Confession

Wendy Bootes

de Quincey,   Confessions of an English Opium Eater   New: $13.95
Douglass,   Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass   New: $13.00
Tolstoy,   Childhood, Boyhood, Youth   New: $16.00
Carrington,   Down Below   New: $14.00
Nabokov,   Speak, Memory   New: $16.00

Comparative Literature R1B: 10
English Composition in Connection with the Reading of World Literature:
Between Womxn

Alexandra Brostoff
Marlena Gittleman

Larson,   Passing   New: $14.00

Comparative Literature R1B: 17
English Composition in Connection with the Reading of World Literature:
Family Portraits

Mary Mussman

Bechdel,   Fun Home   Used: $12.00
Euripedes,   Euripedes I 3e   New: $12.00
Nelson ,   The Argonauts    New: $15.00
Sagan,   Bonjour Tristesse   New: $12.99
Shakespeare,   Twelfth Night   New: $12.95
Shakespeare,   Twelfth Night   Used: $0.00

Comparative Literature R1B: 1
English Composition in Connection with the Reading of World Literature:

Emily Laskin
Donna Honarpisheh

Anzaldua,   Borderlands/La Frontera 4e   New: $22.95
Ghosh,   The Shadow Lines   New: $14.00
Ghosh,   The Shadow Lines   Used: $12.00
Tolstoy,   Hadji Murad   New: $11.00

English 118: 1

Joanna Piciotto

Milton,   The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton   New: $55.00

English 143B: 1

Robert Hass

Fisher-Wirth,   Ecopoetry Anthology   New: $24.95
Fisher-Wirth,   Ecopoetry Anthology   New: $24.95
Sindt,   System and Population   New: $14.00
Taylor,   Works and Days   New: $11.95
Singleton,   Ascension   New: $14.00
Zapruder,   Sun Bear   New: $17.00

English 190: 6
Research Seminar:
Sixty Years Since: The Historical Novel

Margaret Kolb

Dickens,   A Tale of Two Cities   Used: $0.00
Eliot,   Adam Bede   Used: $12.75
Hardy,   The Mayor of Casterbridge   Used: $12.00
McEwan,   Atonement   Used: $12.00
Thackery,   Vanity Fair   New: $12.95

English 190: 10
Research Seminar:
Pagan Fictions in Christian Literature

Jacob Hobson

Chaucher,   Dream Visions and Other Poems   New: $18.00
Alighieri,   The Portable Dante   New: $21.00
Minnis,   Medieval Literary Theory and Criticism   New: $84.00
Milton,   Paradise Lost   New: $22.00
Milton,   Paradise Lost   New: $19.00
Ovid,   Metamorphoses   New: $17.95
Virgil,   Aeneid   New: $14.00

English R1B: 16
Reading and Composition:
Modern Literature Between Past and Future

Emily O'Rourke

Woolf,   Mrs. Dalloway   New: $13.95
J.M.,   Elizabeth Costello   New: $15.00

Ethnic Studies 24P: 1
Freshman Seminar:
Queer Latinx Studies: Theory in the Flesh

Raul Coronado

Islas,   Rain God   New: $13.99
Anzaldúa,   Borderlands / La Frontera   New: $22.95

History 103F: 2
Proseminar: Problems in Interpretation in the Several Fields of History: Asia:
The Chinese Earth: Resources and Ecology

Michael Nylan
Thomas H. Hahn

Montgomery,   Happy City   New: $16.00

History of Art R1B: 6
Reading and Writing about Visual Experience:
Visions of Empire

Keith Budner

Guaaman Poma de Ayala,   The First New Chronicle and Good Government   New: $19.00
Carpentier,   Explosion in a Cathedral   New: $18.50
Goya,   The Disaster of War   New: $15.98
de Camoes,   The Lusiads   New: $12.95

Rhetoric 156: 1
Rhetoric of the Political Novel

Jerilyn Sambrooke

Robinson,   Gilead   New: $16.00
Robinson,   Gilead   Used: $10.50
McEwan,   Enduring Love   New: $15.95
McEwan,   The Children Act   New: $15.00
Adichie,   Purple Hibiscus   New: $14.95
Makumbi,   Kintu   New: $16.00

Rhetoric R1B: 5
The Craft of Writing

Jerilyn Sambrooke
Yael Hacohen

Rankine,   Citizen   New: $0.00

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