Tuesday 15 August 2017, 5pm: We are happy to be hosting critically acclaimed author, Gordon Zuckerman, for the signing and presentation of his new novel, The Sentinels: Voices Behind the Curtain. Continue reading Book Signing: Gordon Zuckerman
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”
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
Tuesday 27 June 2017, 4pm: Salinas-based fantasy writer Jason P. Crawford will be at Old Capitol Books to discuss his work, particularly his new fantasy novel, Dragon Princess.
***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.
Continue reading Book Signing: Local author, Sam Salerno
Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Adam Gonzalez and Daniel Yaryan
Sunday, May 14, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Adam Gonzalez & Daniel Yaryan
Monday 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?