Old Capitol Books is your local, friendly bookstore. We have used books: fiction, poetry, kids’ books, non-fiction, and more! Come visit us in downtown Monterey.
Monterey Holiday Lit Expo!
Friday 3rd December
This holiday season, buy books from local authors! This event will feature writers from the Monterey community who have written kids’ books, travel guides, fantasy, mysteries, and more!
Local poetry bundles and free gift wrapping available!
- Theory & Philosophy Reading GroupOur last philosophy reading group was on Kierkegaard and the concept of anxiety as stemming from original sin. In a post-Christian world, we are seekingContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group”
- “Plant a Tree in Israel for $18,” new poem by CSU Monterey Bay student Zoe AtlasZoe Atlas’s poem, “Plant a Tree in Israel for $18,” is a moving portrayal of complexities surrounding Jewish identity and the displacement of Palestinian people.
- Monterey Holiday Literary Expo – Buy Local this Holiday Season from Local authors!This holiday season, buy local from local authors who have written a wide range of books that will appeal to any reader on your giftContinue reading “Monterey Holiday Literary Expo – Buy Local this Holiday Season from Local authors!”
- Anarchist Reading GroupFriday 10 December 2021, 7pm, at Old Capitol Books. At the end of our last session, we got curious about the history between the splitContinue reading “Anarchist Reading Group”
- Old Capitol Books announces launch of independent press!We are very pleased to announce Boukra Press, a project of Old Capitol Books.
- Interview with poet Kenny Garcia, on New York, writing, and visiting PalestineKenny Garcia (Boukra Press, CSU Monterey Bay) & Stephanie Spoto (Old Capitol Books) Spoto: In what way do you think poetry is different than prose?Continue reading “Interview with poet Kenny Garcia, on New York, writing, and visiting Palestine”