Subjects We Carry

Old Capitol Books is open! However, we are opening our sections slowly, so not all the sections listed below are available. The following sections are available for browsing: Fiction/Literature, Poetry, Plays/Theatre, Social and Political Theory and History, LGBTQ+, Psychology, selected Art, Occult/Spirituality, Western Religion, Eastern Religion/Philosophy, SciFi and Fantasy, Mystery, Erotica, Cookbooks, Gardening, and Kids Books.

Here is a list of book topics we carry regularly. If you don’t see what you are looking for on our list, feel free to call us at (831) 333-0383 and ask!

We’re proud to have the largest selection on the peninsula of books relating to Feminism and Gender, LGBTQ+ issues/studies, Black History, and Ethnic Studies.

But we also have great books in the following categories:

Local Interest, History, Writing and Art

History and Biographies by Country

Ancient and Medieval History

Fiction
– General/Literature/Classics
– Children’s/Young Adult
– Mystery/Thriller
– Sci-Fi/Fantasy
– Comics/Graphic Novels
– Western
– Short Stories
– Plays
-Gay Fiction

Art
– By Artist
– By Style
– International
– Art History
– Instructional by Medium
– Photography
– Architecture
– Interior Design/Décor
– Metal Working
– Carving/Woodworking

Crafts/ Hobbies
– General Crafts
– Coin/Stamp Collecting
– Rugs/Carpets

Gardening/Landscaping/Plants

Home Repairs/Restoration

Agriculture/Country Living

Outdoors
– Hiking
– Camping
– Canoeing
– Mountaineering
– Fishing
– Hunting/Guns
– Local

Film and Film Bios

Performance Art/Dance/Circus/Opera

Fashion and Historic Dress

Cooking By Style, Region, and Purpose

Poetry

Science
– General
– Archeology/Anthropology
– Astronomy
– Geology/Geography
– Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Shells
– Biology by Subject
– Natural History

Religion and Philosophy

Metaphysics/Occult/Astronomy

Mythology/Fairy Tales

Political and Social Science
– General
– LGBT
– Race Theory
– Current Events
– Crime

Biographies by Person

War/Military
– By War
– By Division
– Aircraft/Ships
– Military Fiction

Children’s Specialty
– Vintage School Readers
– Boy/Girl Scouting
– Christmas

Computers and Electronics

Business/Economics

Mathematics

TV/Radio/Media

(Books about) Music by Genre

Books On Books
– Literary Criticism
– Instructional
– Bibliographies
– Book Binding
– Erotica

Language (by Language)

Reference

Humor

Health/Wellness/Fitness

Medical/Psychology

Self-Help

Games and Sports

Engineering

Seasonal Interest

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