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”
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Robert Nielsen & Marina Romani
Sunday, November 13, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey (between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Robert Nielsen & Marina Romani
Saturday 22 October 2016, 1:30pm: A new book by Arcadia Publishing features the history of the homes, architecture, and people of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse bring the past alive with interactive Google maps and a beautiful book full of historic photographs and stories. Come join the authors at Old Capitol Books and learn about our local history! Continue reading New book on Carmel Historic Homes – Authors Alissandra Dramov and Lynn A. Momboisse to visit Old Capitol Books
Saturday 30th January 2016, 1pm: Come down to Old Capitol Books to hear fun stories from the life and imagination of Tony Albano, a storyteller and entertainer at il Fornaio restaurant in Carmel. He will be reading from his new book, Life is a Bumpy Road: …smoothed out by people and dogs you meet along the way (2015). Continue reading Book Signing: Tony Albano, author of Life is a Bumpy Road
Saturday 19 December 2015, 4pm: Old Capitol Books presents Robin Gregory and her recent book The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman, which was given the Readers’ Favorite Award.
It is the story of a disabled boy who is abandoned by two sets of parents and seeks to create a family of his own. Forbidden friendship, first love, and miraculous events take place at St. Isidore’s Fainting Goat Dairy, revealing an extraordinary boy’s tale of loss and connection, self-discovery, and the transforming power of forgiveness.