Writers from the Edge Reading Series as part of the Creative Writing and Social Action program in the School of Humanities and Communication at California State University Monterey Bay is partnering with the Otter Cross Cultural Center, the English Department at Cabrillo College, the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library, the John Steinbeck Library in Salinas, Out of Our Minds on KKUP and Old Capitol Books to bring novelist Peter Nathaniel Malae to the Monterey Bay area to release his fourth book: “Son of Amity” from Oregon State University Press. Continue reading John Steinbeck Fellow & Nationally Recognized Novelist to Launch newest book at Old Capitol Books
Saturday 16 September 2017, 3pm: King Grossman’s recent novel, Letters to Alice, was a finalist for the Indie Excellence Book Awards and and was the winner of the 2017 Independent Press Awards. We are excited to welcome Grossman to Old Capitol Books to sign copies of his new book and talk to peninsula book lovers. Continue reading Critically acclaimed author, King Grossman, to appear at Old Capitol Books
Sunday 25 June 2017, 3pm: Did you miss the last Amnesty International Coffee Time event? Well, not to worry! They’re back again at the end of this month when Dr. Jan Black’s husband, Dr. Martin Needler, will be at Old Capitol Books, signing copies of his latest book A Rich & Valued Life. Continue reading Book Signing: Dr. Martin Needler, author of “A Rich & Valued Life”
Tuesday 27 June 2017, 4pm: Salinas-based fantasy writer Jason P. Crawford will be at Old Capitol Books to discuss his work, particularly his new fantasy novel, Dragon Princess.
DATE CHANGE: Wednesday 10 May 2017: Dr. Jan Knippers Black, a professor at MIIS is returning to Old Capitol Books this May! She will discuss in an intimate setting her involvement as a board member of Amnesty International. Her latest book, The Politics of Human Rights Protection will be raffled off for book signing after the event. She also will do book signing for other books that participants bring to the coffee talk. The first 15 people will have guaranteed seating. Standing room is also available. MIIS Amnesty International will provide free Starbucks coffee. Continue reading Dr. Jan Knippers Black returns for “Coffee Time” (MIIS Amnesty International)
Thursday 8 September 2016, 4:30-6pm: A new memoir by Craig Carlson tells he story about how he introduced American-style pancakes to Paris! Carlson will be in-store discussing his experience living the American dream in France and signing copies of his new book, Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France.
Continue reading Book Signing: Craig Carlson, author of Pancakes in Paris: Living the American Dream in France
Sunday 16 October 2016, 3pm-5pm: We’re going to have a special afternoon with three authors coming to discuss their work together and with the Monterey Bay community. Continue reading Dietrich Kalteis, JoAnn Smith Ainsworth, and Patrick Whitehurst – three authors at Old Capitol Books
Saturday 20 August 2016, 2-4pm: Old Capitol Books in welcoming local author’s Nancy Swing and Russell Sunshine to come read from their recent works. Continue reading Book Signing: Nancy Swing & Russell Sunshine
Saturday 3 September 2016, 2pm: Local author and television producer Tony Lee Moral will be in store signing copies of his new book, Ghost Maven, a teen novel set right here on the Peninsula. Continue reading Talk & Book signing: Tony Lee Moral, author of Ghost Maven
Wednesday 13 April 2016, 6pm: Old Capitol Books is excited to have Danika Dinsmore, Continue reading Book Signing: Award-Winning Author, Danika Dinsmore