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!
Saturday May 9th, 2015 – 2pm-4pm: Old Capitol Books is hosting local author Robert Ernst as he comes in to discuss his new novel The Inside War, a historical work which is set in Civil War North Carolina. Continue reading Book Signing: Robert Ernst, author of “The Inside War”
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
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
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Katrina Mariah Jensen & Mary Anne Anderson
Sunday April 12th, 2pm
March 28th, 2015 – 3pm: Join in local historians and the literary community of the Monterey Peninsula as we delve into some of our history’s most interesting personalities, events, and stories. Continue reading Book Signing & Discussion: The Secret History of Carmel with John Thompson