Book Launch: “Our Grapes of Wrath”, Black History of Monterey County

Event: December 10th, 6-8pm Come for an evening with Daniel Summerhill, joined by writers and poets for a special launch of Our Grapes of Wrath, a Project 21 Anthology and a Black history of Monterey County. Tickets are $10 (Purchase here), and ticket purchase gets you a free copy of the book. Students can enter theContinue reading “Book Launch: “Our Grapes of Wrath”, Black History of Monterey County”

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From garage, to bookstore, to empty shell: the history of 559 Tyler Street

One of the things that made the last Old Capitol Books store location such a special place to be in was the building itself, with its high ceilings and beautiful wooden beams. The building was originally commissioned by Arthur C. Metz (b. 1879), a local real estate investor and Vice President of the Gross CanningContinue reading “From garage, to bookstore, to empty shell: the history of 559 Tyler Street”