We have some exciting new arrivals to the store. A complete 35 Volume edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica and the complete Britannica Collection of the Great Books of the Western World! We are always on the look out for complete sets of the Britannica. They are hard to come by. This is a real treat[…]
There are places in your life that are important. Maybe the hospital where you were born or the church where you get married. One of the most important places in my life is a bookstore. Six years ago, I was suddenly laid off from my first job outside of college. I had a friend who[…]
Capitol Hill Books has recently expanded our GLBT section with dozens of freshly-acquired books. The recent arrivals provide our store with a diversity of GLBT voices in variety of genres including fiction, mystery, sci-fi, memoir, essay, erotica and more. Our books range from a history of homosexual relations amongst pirates to a book on the[…]
View Larger Map Remember several months ago when Google visited our store? They were working on a new project to create 360 degree views of local businesses. Apparently, we weren’t paying attention and Google put up its view of Capitol Hill Books, several months ago. You can access it by searching Capitol Hill Books on[…]
A virtual tour of Capitol Hill Books with a soundtrack from Elvis Costello.
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[…]
You can check out all our photos on our Flickr page. Here’s a wide shot. We certainly have a lot of books (this is only part of one of our three rooms). The woman reading was nice to stay in the photo after we asked if she minded being on the web site. If you[…]
Well, here we are. 2009. I guess it’s time for a new web site, right? We decided to go to a WordPress site because it’s easy, and we want to have a little more online interaction. Our search functions are still the same (and we expect them to stay that way for a while. Why[…]