December 6th 2014 – 4pm-6pm: Elaine Herrmann is a nurse in Monterey with a big find – a rare naval civil war diary! She will be in Old Capitol Books to discuss her project to research, transcribe, and annotate the journal of Josiah Parker Higgins.
Sunday October 26th 2014, 4pm-6pm: Slam poet, university lecturer, and public speaker Turiya Autry will be visiting Monterey in October and has agreed to read her poetry to the literature-lovin’ folks here on the peninsula.
Saturday October 25th, 4pm-6pm: Local author, Dr. Hugh Wilson, will be in Old Capitol Books to sign copies of his novel which explores Scotland on the eve on World War II. Continue reading
Saturday November 22nd, 11am-1pm: We’re excited to have Alex Schumacher, comic book illustrator and children’s book author, visit Old Capitol Books for a reading of his new kids’ book The World’s Crummiest Umbrella.
October 16th, 2014 7pm-8m: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the greatest philosophers of our time.
For our fifth reading group, we’ll be reading The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus. Continue reading
September 11th 2014, 7pm: Bookseller Brian Sheffield will be leading a discussion on the topic of Post-9/11 Arab American Poetry in Old Capitol Books. Free and open to everyone.