Staff

Title Picture Favorite Books Interests
Raffles
  • The Mouse and the Motorcycle
  • Of Mice and Men
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
  • The Life and Opinions of Tomcat Murr
Raffles, our beloved bookstore cat, passed away in January of 2013. She will always be in the hearts and minds of Beers' staff and customers.
Andy
  • Tuchman
  • Sartre
  • Kierkegaard
  • Schama
Early Modern history, Dutch Golden Age, British Empire/Invasion, existentialism, anything involving mutiny, Caribbean history/cookbooks.
Corey
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)
  • Anything illustrated by Barry Moser
  • Jean Genie
Willem deKooning, the Space Race, the Four (both Fantastic and Fab), finding the book for which you are looking.
Chris
  • Charles Baudelaire
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • Philip K. Dick
Movies, Origami, Cooking, A cement-filled school bus outfitted with snowplow.
Rachel
  • Richard Brautigan
  • Joan Didion
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • D.H. Lawrence
dowsing, all else TBD
Michelle
  • Charles Bukowski
  • Truman Capote
  • Richard Matheson
  • Shirley Jackson
  • Raymond Carver
  • Dashing Dashiell Hammett
  • James M. Cain
  • Modern Fiction
  • Hardboiled Fiction
  • Celebrity Autobio's
  • Classic Literature
Screenwriting, Horror Flicks, Noir, Pocket Books w/ Classic Covers, Sacramento Delta, California Coast, Poetry (reading, writing, listening)
Carson
  • William Burroughs - Western Lands
  • David Bohm
  • Richard Brautigan
  • Richard Feynman
  • Herbert Marcuse
  • Greg Bear - Eon
  • Brandon Sanderson
  • Robert Anton Wilson - Cosmic Trigger
  • Playing music
  • Building/repairing music equipment and other nearly useless chunks
  • Chunk theory
  • Backpacking
  • Climbing
  • Gorilla Ontology
Sabrina Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody, Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut, Devil in the White City by Erik Larson, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and all of the vegan cookbooks. Annoying the heck out of everyone and utilizing a lot of hand gestures when talking.