15 June 2013, 1pm-3pm – Come join Jide Familoni as he comes to Old Capitol Books to discuss his first novel, Losing my Religion. This book is based on the author’s personal experiences of growing up in Nigeria steeped in the native traditions, and then immigrating to the United States as a professor in a predominantly white institution. Femi’s voice is textured by vivid and rich Yoruba traditions, which gives us a rare and profound insight into the beautiful, community-based ways of an African people that have held their traditions for hundreds of years. Continue reading EVENT: Jide Familoni Book Signing
26 June 2013, 6:30pm-8:00pm – “What is Polyamory?” Part of the Thinking Critically about Society Summer Series. Check out the facebook event page here.
“Polyamory (from Greek πολύ [poly], meaning ‘many’ or ‘several’, and Latin amor, ‘love’) is the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved. It is distinct from both swinging (which emphasizes sex with others as merely recreational) and may or may not include polysexuality (attraction towards multiple genders and/or sexes).” Continue reading Event: What is Polyamory? (Thinking Critically about Society Summer Series)
7 June 2013, 6:30pm – Readings from The Coming Insurrection and Call by the Invisible Committee. Continue reading Event: The Coming Insurrection: anarchist readings from the Invisible Committee
28 June, 2013, 6:30pm – Old Capitol Books invites you to NEPOTISM: A Night of Poetry. On June 28th, we’ll close up the shop, turn down the lights and bring together some of Monterey’s “best” local poets. Their work is amazing. They are my friends. I am not biased at all. Really. Continue reading EVENT: NEPOTISM: A Night of Poetry at Old Capitol Books
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00pm – Local author Jason Warburg will be in the shop to sign copies of his book Believe in Me. Continue reading Event: Jason Warburg Book Signing
Sunday 21 April 2013, 6:30pm-8pm – The fourth session in the seminar series, Thinking Critically about Society. A night of feminist, queer, and gender theory presented in an open and inclusive way. Continue reading Event: What is Gender? (Thinking Critically about Society: Session Four)
Saturday 4 May, 2013 – 6:30pm: Come join the poetry lovers at Old Capitol Books for a night of the poetry of Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg. Bring along your favorite poem in a celebration of the greats of gay and erotic poetry. Continue reading Event: Allen Ginsberg and Walt Whitman: Reading the Erotic (A night of poetry)