Book Signing: Local author, Sam Salerno

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

 

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.
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CANCELED: Authors and Editors: Butting Heads or Holding Hands?

bookeditingMonday 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?

Brenna Hassett, archaeologist and author of ‘Built on Bones’, to visit Old Capitol Books

Friday 12 May 2017, 4pm: Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death is Brenna Hassett’s new book which explores the impact of urban living on our bodies and health throughout human history. Brenna Hassett, a bioarchaeologist for London’s Natural History Museum, wants to analyze the way that human’s transition from hunter-gatherer to settled farmers and how this changed our relationship to land and developed social inequalities.
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