Why not display books from the New York Times Best Sellers list? Well, we believe that displaying books in our store that are a direct representation of what our neighbors — the San Francisco Bay Area — are reading is a more accurate depiction of our area. You’ll find many of these books in the front of our store shelves and also here on our website that are available for purchase.

Nothing beats the experience of coming into our bookstore. We’d love to help you find the perfect book, but if you simply cannot make it in, we make it easy to find everything we’re carrying in the shop in our online store. You can even reserve your copy or have us order it for you right from our online store. We’ll message you when the book arrives. 

Fri, Sept. 20

POETS LAUREATE:
Amy Glynn, Orinda
Rafael Jesús González, Berkeley
Indigo Moor, Sacramento
Thomas Stanton, Benicia
Cynthia Patton, Livermore
Tama Brisbane, Stockton
Co-Host: Ron Riekki

6 pm

In a very rare group appearance, we’ve gathered six Poets Laureate together for a special evening at Capital Books.

Sat, Sept. 28

AUTHOR APPEARANCE:
Lisa McMann

2 pm

Local YA author, Lisa McMann will launch her newest book, The Unwanteds Quests: Dragon Curse (Simon & Schuster), at Capital Books. 

Saturday, Oct. 12

AUTHOR APPEARANCE:
Lisa Loving

1 pm

Lisa Loving is an award-winning journalist and media activist who has trained hundreds of everyday people in the tools of independent journalism. She’ll be at Capital Books to talk about her book, Street Journalist: Understand and Report the News in Your Community.

Tues, Oct 29

AUTHOR APPEARANCE:
Catriona McPherson

6 pm

Local Davis author, Catriona McPherson, will be at Capital Books to talk about her newest book, STRANGERS AT THE GATE.

Weds, Nov. 13

AUTHOR APPEARANCE:
John Lander

1 pm – 3 pm

John Lander is a freelance photographer based near Kamakura, Japan. His photos have been published by several national magazines and newspapers. Join us as John debuts his newest photography book: World Heritage Japan.

Saturday, Nov 30

AUTHOR APPEARANCE:
Avanti Centrae

4:30 pm

Avanti Centrae is the author of the international award-winning VanOps thriller series. Join us as she kicks off the release of LOST POWER, where she’ll do a reading, answer questions, and sign her book.

There is no parking on K Street, but there is a parking garage located just a half-block away from the store at 133 10th St Sacramento, CA 95814.

Weekends are $5 all day parking
Weekday rate is $1.50 per half hour

Consult the City of Sacramento parking map for street parking and rates.

We validate parking at Capitol Garage (up to $5)!

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