Theory & Philosophy XXX: Mikhail Bakunin

New date: Friday 27 October 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for the thirtieth discussion in the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This is a mini-series within the broader project which explores anarchist theories of the state.

Summer Sale – 50% off all used books!

To celebrate the change of ownership (and the beautiful Monterey summer), we’re jumping into a 50% off sale!* 50% off all used books, through  August 15th Come down and see what you can find. 🙂   *50% off all used books, 1 August 2017 to 15 August 2017. Sale does not include new books, fixtures,Continue reading “Summer Sale – 50% off all used books!”

Critically acclaimed author, King Grossman, to appear 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.

Book Signing: Dr. Martin Needler, author of “A Rich & Valued Life”

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.

Dr. Jan Knippers Black returns for “Coffee Time” (MIIS Amnesty International)

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 afterContinue reading “Dr. Jan Knippers Black returns for “Coffee Time” (MIIS Amnesty International)”

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXV: Hannah Arendt

Friday 24 February 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and The Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for our 25th Theory & Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’re interested in exploring some of the most important writings on the rise of fascism: The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem.