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Best Neighborhood Bookstore
Great Good Place 4 Books (Oakland)

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The “Cheers” of bookstores, owner Kathleen Caldwell says they know everybody’s name and pride themselves on being not only a good place for books, but also a community gathering place and host of special events supporting local authors. Employees are well read and are always willing to offer personalized recommendations for their customers. Caldwell has owned the store since 2005 and it’s been at the Montclair location since 2002.

Kathleen Caldwell, owner 6120 LaSalle Ave., Oakland in Montclair Village 510-339-8210,

Open daily at 9 a.m. Closes Sunday at 5 p.m.; Saturday and Monday at 6 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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