Saturday 22 October 2016, 4pm: Zachary Michael Jack is an English professor, poet, dramatist, and award-winning author of over twenty books. Normally based in the mid-west, where he teaches at North Central College, Jack will be visiting the peninsula and appearing at Old Capitol Books to talk about his newest book March of the Suffragettes: Rosie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights. Continue reading Professor and Award-Winning Author, Zachary Jack, to appear at Old Capitol Books
Saturday 22 October 2016, 1:30pm: A new book by Arcadia Publishing features the history of the homes, architecture, and people of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse bring the past alive with interactive Google maps and a beautiful book full of historic photographs and stories. Come join the authors at Old Capitol Books and learn about our local history! Continue reading New book on Carmel Historic Homes – Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse to visit Old Capitol Books
Friday 30 September 2016, 7pm: In September, the Direct Action Monterey Network is putting on the 20th theory and philosophy reading group, continuing their study of Marxist-Feminist thought through the exploration of a work by Teresa Amott and Julie Matthaei. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XX: Teresa Amott & Julie Matthaei
Thursday 8 September 2016, 4:30-6pm: A new memoir by Craig Carlson tells he story about how he introduced American-style pancakes to Paris! Carlson will be in-store discussing his experience living the American dream in France and signing copies of his new book, Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France.
Continue reading Book Signing: Craig Carlson, author of Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France
Saturday 27th August 2016, 2-4pm: Educators and authors B.H. James and Elizabeth James will be at Old Capitol Books to discuss their research into the common core and sign copies of their new book Method to the Madness: A Common Core Guide to Creating Critical Thinkers through the Study of Literature. Continue reading Discussion on Common Core and Education with authors B.H. James and Elizabeth James
Sunday 16 October 2016, 3pm-5pm: We’re going to have a special afternoon with three authors coming to discuss their work together and with the Monterey Bay community. Continue reading Dietrich Kalteis, JoAnn Smith Ainsworth, and Patrick Whitehurst – three authors at Old Capitol Books
Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE.
NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE
2nd Tuesdays – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00
When: 6:00–8:00 p.m. TUESDAY October 11th & November 15th
Where: OLD CAPITOL BOOKS – 559 Tyler St. Monterey, Ca 93940 Continue reading Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic (October & November)