Book Signing: Dr. Martin Needler, author of “A Rich & Valued Life”

Sunday 25 June 2017, 3pm: Did you miss the last Amnesty International Coffee Time event? Well, not to worry! They’re back again at the end of this month when Dr. Jan Black’s husband, Dr. Martin Needler, will be at Old Capitol Books, signing copies of his latest book A Rich & Valued Life. Continue reading Book Signing: Dr. Martin Needler, author of “A Rich & Valued Life”

New Collection of Books

The Historians’ History of the World – 25 Volumes by Henry Smith Williams

New York was where it was published by the Outlook Company  in 1904. It’s an illustrated bibliography conceived to combine luxury and information for a reader not only curious, but genuinely happy to learn.

Vellum covers with decorative gilt and colored stamping on the front of each book.

Book condition: each volume is good to very good; light rubbing to some extremities, mostly light foxing to covers, some spines are cracked, fading on a few spines.

Cost for the set: $475.00

Book Signing: Local author, Sam Salerno

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

 

Saturday 17 June 2017, 2pm: Old Capitol Books is pleased to have local author, Sam Salerno, in store to sign copies of his new book, Sam the Morning Man. Sam Salerno, 90, owned KRML for nine years (1968-1977), during which “Play Misty For Me” was filmed- in KRML studios, in part.. Before that he was “Sam The Morning Man” in Las Vegas, a Larry King-style interview show on which he interviewed some of the biggest stars in show business.
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CANCELED: Authors and Editors: Butting Heads or Holding Hands?

bookeditingMonday 22 May 2017, 6pm-7pm: Join us as we explore the various levels of editing that contribute to a professional-caliber book. We’ll scan the spectrum, ranging from work that can help clarify the author’s thinking early in the creation stage (developmental editing), through important stylistic and mechanical work that helps establish consistency (copyediting), and then the final polishing pass to ensure quality (proofreading). We’ll also look at the dynamic between authors and editors (hint: drama is 110% optional!). Continue reading CANCELED: Authors and Editors: Butting Heads or Holding Hands?