Hey there book lovers! Old Capitol Books will keep normal hours over the July 4th weekend. 10am-6pm every day. We have nothing better to do.
Monday 1 July 2013, 6:30pm – Prisons and Incarceration, facilitated by Michael Frederiksen. Part of the Thinking Critically about Society Summer Series. Continue reading Event: Prisons and Incarceration (Thinking Critically about Society Summer Series)
20 June 2013, 6:30pm – Understanding Fascism – Facilitated by Brian Kelly
This seminar will look at the political philosophy of fascism in order to start a discussion about the rising trend of far-right groups in Europe and the United States. Continue reading Event: Understanding Fascism (Thinking Critically about Society Summer Series)
Saturday 20 July – Local author, Lawrence Samuels will be at Old Capitol Books to sign copies of his new book In Defense of Chaos: The Chaology of Politics, Economics and Human Action. 1pm-3pm. Continue reading EVENT: Lawrence Samuels – In Defense of Chaos: The Chaology of Politics, Economics and Human Action
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)
Now at Capitol Books for only $30! Shelly’s mini coffee table book is about food as love, served with style. Continue reading Feeding Alice: A Love Story by Shelly Schachter