Friday 30 June 2017, 7pm: Our last Hannah Arendt reading group was such a success that we’re returning to the subject. This time we’ll be reading from selections of The Human Condition and The Life of the Mind. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 27: Hannah Arendt (Part 2)
Tuesday 27 June 2017, 4pm: Salinas-based fantasy writer Jason P. Crawford will be at Old Capitol Books to discuss his work, particularly his new fantasy novel, Dragon Princess.
Saturday 17 June 2017, 2pm: Old Capitol Books is pleased to have local author, Sam Salerno, in store to sign copies of his new book, Sam the Morning Man. Sam Salerno, 90, owned KRML for nine years (1968-1977), during which “Play Misty For Me” was filmed- in KRML studios, in part.. Before that he was “Sam The Morning Man” in Las Vegas, a Larry King-style interview show on which he interviewed some of the biggest stars in show business.
Continue reading Book Signing: Local author, Sam Salerno
Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Adam Gonzalez and Daniel Yaryan
Sunday, May 14, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium presents Adam Gonzalez & Daniel Yaryan
Monday 22 May 2017, 6pm-7pm: Join us as we explore the various levels of editing that contribute to a professional-caliber book. We’ll scan the spectrum, ranging from work that can help clarify the author’s thinking early in the creation stage (developmental editing), through important stylistic and mechanical work that helps establish consistency (copyediting), and then the final polishing pass to ensure quality (proofreading). We’ll also look at the dynamic between authors and editors (hint: drama is 110% optional!). Continue reading CANCELED: Authors and Editors: Butting Heads or Holding Hands?