New Phil Goodstein book!

From the press release: No local subject generates more controversy than the schools.  Members of the board of education intently clash with one another.  Media exposés about problems in the schools are endless.  A peek at what is going on here is found in a new comprehensive study of Denver Public Schools (DPS), Phil Goodstein,[…]

The History of Denver Public Schools, Volume One

Phil Goodstein’s newest book is now available! Denver Public Schools (DPS) have been in the news lately.  A strike recently convulsed the district, shortly after it had hired a new superintendent.  But the schools are always in the news.  From the time of the Pikes Peak gold rush in 1859, residents have insisted that schools[…]

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Things are getting fantastical at Capitol Hill Books! Other-worldly, even! From Asimov to Zelazny our shelves are full to the brim with paperback Science Fiction & Fantasy titles. 2,018 to be exact! Come in and peruse our stacks, meet the Labyrinth worm, and ask our well-read staff for recommendations. We also have hardcover editions available[…]

Fear of Ideas…

  Although Banned Book Week is not celebrated until September we are honoring them at Capitol Hill Books this month. Check out our display window by the front door. You will see some expected titles (Lolita, The Scarlet Letter) and then some you would never have guessed made the list (Where’s Waldo?, Captain Underpants, The[…]

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In this big window this month we are featuring a large selection of our Native American materials, with love for all Original Americans and in anticipation of the Denver March Powwow taking place next week! (information on the Powwow here – This window features only a portion of the titles we have to offer[…]


Capitol Hill Books is happy to announce a recent influx of comic books into the store, three whole feet of them! And they cover all the most popular super heroes and heroines from the Marvel universe: Elektra, Deadpool, Hulk, Xmen, and so on. Desperate for some beautiful artwork and riveting story lines? Missing a volume[…]

Project Almanac

Come on down to our store, say hello, and grab your pre-screening pass to Dean Israelite’s new film, Project Almanac (pg-13). A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger. Each free pass admits two, and we have plenty to go around.[…]