Friday 31 March 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are teaming up again to continue their exploration of twentieth century fascism through theory and philosophy. Last month the philosophy group read Hannah Arendt – selections from Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem. This month the reading group will be covering Walter Benjamin’s essay “Theory of German Fascism.” Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 26: Walter Benjamin
DATE CHANGE: Wednesday 10 May 2017: Dr. Jan Knippers Black, a professor at MIIS is returning to Old Capitol Books this May! She will discuss in an intimate setting her involvement as a board member of Amnesty International. Her latest book, The Politics of Human Rights Protection will be raffled off for book signing after the event. She also will do book signing for other books that participants bring to the coffee talk. The first 15 people will have guaranteed seating. Standing room is also available. MIIS Amnesty International will provide free Starbucks coffee. Continue reading Dr. Jan Knippers Black returns for “Coffee Time” (MIIS Amnesty International)
Saturday 25 March 2017, 4pm-5pm: Central California author, Todd Morr, will be in store to sign copies of his new book, which features two stories of Central California Noir, Double Tap.
Saturday 1 April 2017, 2pm-4pm: A professor in the School of Humanities and Communications, Ned Huston, will be at Old Capitol Books signing copies of his new work of creative fiction, Quantum Time Theories – the first book in a SciFi trilogy called The Nevertime Chronology. Continue reading Book signing with CSU Monterey Bay Professor Ned Huston
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. Continue reading Networking Aloud: A Monthly Open Mic
Saturday 25 March 2017, 2-3pm: George Saitas, winner of the 2016 [PLATFORM] ARTIST OF THE YEAR contest, photography category, will be at Old Capitol Books signing copies of his new photography book Ferrari: 275 GTB #08011. Continue reading Book Signing: George Saitas, author of Ferrari: 275 GTB #08011