17 September 2014 7pm: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the greatest philosophers of our time.
September 14th, 4pm – Old Capitol Books is pleased to be hosting GRRLHORT, and afternoon of poetry with students in the UC San Diego MFA Program for Writing. Continue reading GRRLHORT! Readings from Tina Hyland, Paola Capó-García, April Peletta, & Maria Flaccavento
We’ve decided to highlight some of our fantastic children’s books by dedicating an entire section of our store to displaying all of our super cute kids’ books. 🙂 Continue reading Cute New Children’s Book Section!
The last Thinking Critically about Society seminar, “Psychedelics and Society,” was such a hit, that we’re going to host a regular discussion group here at Old Capitol Books!
Bookstores are terminally ill. Borders? Dead. Barnes & Noble? Life support. Amazon is king. E-books are the present and the future. Have tablet, will read.
But in downtown Frederick, Md., Marlene and Tom England are defying the future: They recently opened the Curious Iguana bookstore. It carries books printed on paper. Nonfiction. Poetry. Short stories. That seems insane, right? Some people strolling by certainly think so. Continue reading Independent bookstores turn a new page on brick-and-mortar retailing
August 12, 2014, 5pm-7pm: Head on over to Old Capitol Books later this month to meet Crystal Clary, the author of Signs of a Serial Killer, a crime novel based on a true story. Continue reading Book Signing: Crystal Clary, author of “Signs of a Serial Killer”