Stuff your stockings

Stuffing is not just for turkey anymore. You also have to stuff the stockings of tour friends and family members with small, inexpensive but interesting items like the ones you can find at Capitol Hill Books. We understand that it’s hard to fit a book like the “Collins’ Atlas of Archeology” in a small cotton[…]

Don’t look a gift book in the mouth

Did you know that the phrase “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth,” comes from the fact that a horse’s teeth extend out of its jaw the older it gets. Therefore when you are looking a gift-horse in the mouth, you are assessing how old it is instead of just accepting it in good[…]

Another reason to visit Capitol Hill Books: Free movies

Though all of us at Capitol Hill Books are big readers, most of us also appreciate a good movie every now and then. Often this is especially true when the movie is an adaptation of of one of our favorite books, like Jon Ronson’s bizarre book about military paranormal activities, “The Men Who Stare at[…]