Two award winning writers who use dreams in their poetry and prose, will talk about fundamentals of our dreams and their relationship to creativity and well being.
29 June, 2014 – 3pm: Come by the bookshop at 3pm to meet Bunny Stevens and buy copies of her new book, Unholy Union, a memoir of clergy sexual abuse in the Salvation Army. Continue reading Book Signing: Bunny Stevens – “Unholy Union”
Have you noticed that our little bookshop has been getting the attention of a few folk over at the MC Weekly? Continue reading Old Capitol Books in the MC Weekly!
14 May, 6:30pm: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the greatest philosophers of our time. We are particularly interested in 20th and 21st century philosophy, and our first readings will come from the work of Italian theorist Silvia Federici.
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Back in 2002, H. Alan Day and his sister, Sandra Day O’Connor, co-authored the NY Times bestselling memoir Lazy B: Growing Up On a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest (Random House). Now Alan has written a new memoir with a foreword by Sandra titled The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs – University of Nebraska Press (March, 2014). Continue reading Book Signing: H. Alan Day, Author of The Horse Lover
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!