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Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary and Garden Arts

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Mrs. Dalloway's Literary and Garden Arts is new to the Elmwood shopping district on College Avenue in Berkeley. Remodeled with eco-friendly and sustainable materials the store is a delightfully airy setting for all kinds of books, plants, and art. The literary side of the house offers a high quality mix of fiction and non-fiction; the garden side has a comprehensive selection of books on gardening (with a special emphasis on the Bay Area climate), architecture, and natural science. A cozy corner in the back is set aside for great children's books, both new and classic.

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Book Review: A Coast to Explore: Coastal Geology and Ecology of Central California

October 01, 2011 by David Loeb

By Miles O. Hayes and Jacqueline Michel, Pandion Books, distributed by Heyday, 2010, 352 pages, $29.95. It’s hard to argue ...

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Book Review: Best Hikes with Kids: San Francisco Bay Area

October 01, 2011 by Jenny Stampp

By Laure Latham, The Mountaineers Books, 2011, 364 pages, $19.95. Hiking with kids can seem daunting, but Laure Latham is ...

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Book Review: Natural History of San Francisco Bay

October 01, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

By Ariel Rubissow Okamoto and Kathleen M. Wong, 2011, UC Press, 352 pages, $24.95 paperback, $65 hardcover. The latest installment ...

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Book Review: Walkabout Northern California: Hiking Inn to Inn

October 01, 2011 by Sue Rosenthal

By Tom Courtney, Wilderness Press, 2011, 234 pages, $16.95. Imagine hiking from inn to inn carrying only a day pack, ...

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Book Review: The Natural History of the UC Santa Cruz Campus (Second Edition)

November 14, 2008 by David Carroll

The Natural History of the UC Santa Cruz Campus (Second Edition), edited by Tonya M. Haff, Martha T. Brown, and ...

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Book Review: Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula

November 13, 2008 by Cathleen Caffrey

by Jules G. Evens. University of California Press, 2008, 384 pages, $24.95. This is a wonderful book for getting an ...

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Book Review: California Native Plants for the Garden

October 01, 2007 by Sue Rosenthal

  Ask anyone who gardens with California natives to name a good, comprehensive book on that subject and you’ll always ...

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Book Review: California’s Wild Gardens

October 01, 2007 by Novella Carpenter

California’s Wild Gardens: A Guide to Favorite Botanical Sites, edited by Phyllis M. Faber, University of California Press, 2005, 248 ...

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Book Review: Firescaping

October 01, 2007 by Matthew Bettelheim

Firescaping: Creating Fire-Resistant Landscapes, Gardens, and Properties in California’s Diverse Environments, by Douglas Kent, Wilderness Press, 2005, 149 pages, $18.95 ...

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