Saturday May 9th & Sunday May 10th – 12-2pm: Since the early 1900s, Monterey was known for its fishing, mostly for salmon and the abalone that was plentiful in Monterey Bay. The migration of the Sicilian Italian community is credited for reaping what was called the “Silver Harvest.” The Silver Harvest is the name that was given to the fishing of sardines in Monterey, which mostly was done by the Sicilian Italians who established the working fabric in the sardine industry for nearly five decades. Most of that generation is gone, and only a few are memorialized in books. It is this author’s attempt to capture the working class that made Monterey the “Sardine Capital of the World.” Continue reading Book Signing: Mike Ventimiglia – Italians of the Monterey Peninsula
Saturday May 9th, 2015 – 2pm-4pm: Old Capitol Books is hosting local author Robert Ernst as he comes in to discuss his new novel The Inside War, a historical work which is set in Civil War North Carolina. Continue reading Book Signing: Robert Ernst, author of “The Inside War”
Sunday March 15, 12pm-2pm: Pat Duval, author of From Colored Town to Pebble Beach: The Story of the Singing Sheriff will be at Old Capitol Books for a book signing.
Saturday, December 7 2-4 PM
Join us at Old Capitol Books to celebrate Jacqueline Widmar’s new book Champagne Regained. Continue reading Book Signing: Jacqueline Widmar Stewart – Champagne Regained
Saturday, November 2nd, 2 – 4 PM.
Jeff Whitmore, aka “Sterling Johnson”, will be visiting all of us here at OCB for a signing of his new book DANGEROUS KNAVES!