April 18th, 2014: 7pm – Old Capitol Books invites you to NEPOTISMII! A Night of Poetry. On April 18th, 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 NEPOTISM II: a night of poetry
Wednesday August 6th, 2014 7pm: Love SciFi with a radical bent? So do we! Come join us as we sit down and discuss a work of literature during our monthly SciFi reading group. For our first meeting we’ll be reading Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land. Continue reading New SciFi reading group!
April 16th, 2014, 6:30pm-8pm: Discuss classic texts on alternative models of education and assess their relevance for creating liberatory forms of education in the 21st century. Part of the Thinking Critically about Society Seminar Series. Continue reading Revolutionizing Education (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)
Wednesday April 9th, 6:30pm – Come join the second seminar in the series Thinking Critically about Society, “Social Perceptions of Disability.” Continue reading Social Perceptions of Disability (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Seminar Series)
Wednesday April 2th, 6:30-8pm: Old Capitol Books, together with the Direct Action Monterey Network & the Monterey Community Education Project are reviving the Thinking Critically About Society Seminar Series, with a revival of some popular seminars from the past and a few new ones. Continue reading What is Anarchism? (Thinking Critically about Society Spring 2014 Series)
On April 6th, 2014 1pm come join us as we welcome Gregory Orfalea – winner of the Arab American Book Award and was a finalist for the Pen USA Prize – to Old Capitol Books when he comes around with his new book, Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California. Continue reading Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea – author of Journey to the Sun
A great new review of Old Capitol Books – and lots of other wonderful bookshops in Monterey – in the SFGate. Click here to read it.