20% off all Used Poetry Books – in Celebration of NaPoMo 2015!

Here at Old Capitol Books, we love National Poetry Month – I mean, what’s NOT to love? So, in celebration of this glorious time, we are offering 20% off* all of our used poetry books from April 1st to 30th! Come get your fill of Milton, Dickinson, Maya Angelou, H.D. T.S. Eliot, and hundreds more! Continue reading 20% off all Used Poetry Books – in Celebration of NaPoMo 2015!

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek

Thursday April 23rd – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring writings by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who spent time in solitary while in a Russian prison for her protests as part of Pussy Riot. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek

Old Capitol Books Celebrates National Poetry Month 2015

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Did you also know that that’s OUR FAVORITE MONTH?! As part of our month long celebration, we’ll be hosting an Open Mic poetry event at Old Capitol Books on April 11th. Hosted by local poets, Jeffrey Erwin and Kenny Garcia, come hear the work of local poets, new and established. We’ll also be running a DIY poetry writing workshop earlier in the day and encouraging people to read their newest creations. Continue reading Old Capitol Books Celebrates National Poetry Month 2015