Welcome If you're looking for a pleasant place to peruse a lot of books, seek no further! Since 1992, Dog Eared Books has been supplying a book-hungry San Francisco with new, used, and remaindered books as well as magazines, calendars, and notebooks. We're a general interest store, so we have a little of everything, but we do specialize in Beat, off-beat, small press, and local literature. Our staff of is happy to help you locate specific titles or you can roam around discovering wondrous obscurities you never knew you couldn't live without.
New! Hand-screened shirts and other merchandise - HERE
Dog Eared now has two locations! For info on readings, book clubs & best-sellers at each store, click below.
A contest, a contest, we're holding A CONTEST!!!
Dog Eared (and Alley Cat Books) are looking for new, original single-color designs to use on a series of limited edition hand-screened tee shirts. We're especially fond of imagery that incorporates books, dogs, cats, and San Francisco landmarks, but pretty much anything goes – abstract geometric patterns, Victorian floral embellishments, psychedelic whatnots, Medieval marginalia, David Bowie in any of his incarnations... it's all good! Bring your design to one of the stores or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll chose one design for each store and award the winner a $50 gift certificate and a free tee shirt. All entries must be received by May 15, 2017. We look forward to reviewing your excellent design!
By the way... our stores display paintings from a lot of terrific local artists. Many of them are for sale, which I guess makes us galleries as well as bookstores.
Every which way!
We also sell ART!
Dog Eared Books Valencia 900 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110 Open Every Day 10am - 10pm 415-282-1901
Dog Eared Books Castro 489 Castro St. San Francisco, CA 94114 Open Every Day 10am - 9pm 415-658-7920