Left Coast Books

Left Coast Books

5877 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117 USA (805) 845-1212
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Established in Santa Barbara, Left Coast Books specializes in ART BOOKS, offering thousands of titles on painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, design, photography, film, video, and performance art. We also sell classics, literature, history, and a broad variety of useful academic books.

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INTERNET ONLY : OPEN SHOP NOW CLOSED - posted by Left Coast Books on November 12, 2014

After 4 years as an open shop, Left Coast Books has reverted to online sales only.  read more


INTERNET ONLY : OPEN SHOP NOW CLOSED - posted by Left Coast Books on November 12, 2014

After 4 years as an open shop, Left Coast Books has reverted to online sales only.  read more


*** FREE SHIPPING *** - posted by Left Coast Books on June 19, 2014

Save money by shopping at our independent website, where we offer FREE SHIPPING on all orders within the U.S. (with no mark-up in base prices). Available now. read more


CATERING TO ALL YOUR NEEDS - posted by Left Coast Books on December 28, 2013

Left Coast Books is strategically located between a bar and a massage parlor in Old Town Goleta. Now catering to all your needs!   read more


FREE DRONE DELIVERY - posted by Left Coast Books on December 2, 2013

Left Coast Books is now offering FREE DELIVERY VIA DRONE (please apply irony filter). IMPORTANT: Do not schedule family gatherings (marriages, birthdays, Bar Mitzvahs) at the same time as your scheduled drone delivery. Left Coast Boosk does not accept responsibility for dead grannies and other collateal damage. read more


FREE DRONE DELIVERY - posted by Left Coast Books on December 2, 2013

Left Coast Books is now offering FREE DELIVERY VIA DRONE (please apply irony filter). IMPORTANT: Do not schedule family gatherings (marriages, birthdays, Bar Mitzvahs) at the same time as your scheduled drone delivery. Left Coast Boosk does not accept responsibility for dead grannies and other collateal damage. read more


WE'RE MORE PROFITABLE THAN GENERAL ELECTRIC !!! - posted by Left Coast Books on April 7, 2013

At least on paper, uh, here in the U.S. We don't squirrel our profits away in offshore tax havens. Sniff. read more


WE BUY USED BOOKS .... - posted by Left Coast Books on April 1, 2013

Today only! Don't delay.   read more


MERRY WINTER SOLSTICE - posted by Left Coast Books on December 30, 2012

Happy holidays to all our customers -- from LEFT COAST BOOKS. 10% discount on all phone orders @ 805-845-1212. read more


THE "FREE SHIPPING" SCAM - DON'T BE DECEIVED - posted by Left Coast Books on November 28, 2012

The shipping is always added to the price of the goods. (Duh.) read more


"One-Stop" Shopping - posted by Left Coast Books on November 19, 2012

LEFT COAST BOOKS is conveniently located between a bar and a massage parlor. Our address is 5877 Hollister Avenue, in "Old Town" Goleta, near Santa Barbara, California read more


IT'S KITTENS FOR MITTENS - posted by Left Coast Books on November 7, 2012

Socialism is dead - Long live Socialism. read more


*** BREAKING NEWS *** - posted by Left Coast Books on November 2, 2012

Left Coast Books ENDORSES Roseanne Barr and Cindy Sheehan of the Peace and Freedom Party for President and Vice-President. We recommend that all leftists of principle, living in California, where Obama is guaranteed to win, vote for Barr/Sheehan as a protest vote. If you are living in a "swing state" or a state where Obama is not guaranteed to win, we recommend voting for the lesser of two evils, Barack Obama, because the alternative (Romney) is too ghastly to.... read more


LABOR DAY SALE - posted by Left Coast Books on September 1, 2012

Left Coast Books is holding a week-long Labor Day sale in the backyard of our bookstore, starting Labor Day and ending September 8th. If you're in the Santa Barbara-Goleta area, stop in and pick up some bargains. There will be hundreds of books, most priced $1 to $2, and the stock will be replenished thoughout the sale. Internet sellers are welcome to browse for inventory. We're located at 5877 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117. Our special sale hours (September 4-8) are Monday thru.... read more


STOP E-WASTE : BUY A PRINTED BOOK - posted by Left Coast Books on August 17, 2012

Did you know that e-reading devices (like the Kindle) contain poisonous elements like lead, cadmium and mercury, that end up in landfills, polluting the environment? It's true, but there's an alternative to this unsustainable practice... THE PRINTED BOOK. Recyclable. No batteries required.   read more


"DON'T BE A DINGLEBERRY" - posted by Left Coast Books on July 7, 2012

Dingleberry (noun) 1. A particle of fecal matter attached to the anal hair. 2. A foolish or inept person. 3. Any person who vindictively leaves negative feedback on a website (e.g., Amazon) over a petty dispute with a merchant. read more


Amazon Follies - posted by Left Coast Books on July 7, 2012

Did you know? 99% of all negative feedback on Amazon is left by lonely old men with Napoleonic complexes suffering from erectile dysfunction, compensating for their sexual and social inadequacies by lashing out at unsuspecting businesses with their inchoate frustrations? You heard it here first! (Any resemblance to Mr. R.M.B. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is purely coincidental.) read more


Snake oil alert, 5/18/12 - posted by Left Coast Books on May 18, 2012

*** Snake oil alert, 5/18/12: At LEFT COAST BOOKS, FACEBOOK SHARES have ALREADY been reduced to JUNK STATUS*** read more