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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[…]

Lost and found at Capitol Hill Books

Are you missing something? Feeling like you need to find a way to ignite your imagination? Does it seem like you lost the sense of wonder and curiosity? Want to learn a new skill or discover new information? Fortunately, Capitol Hill Books is here to help you find those things again. We have 35,000 books[…]

Welcoming our small-business supporting customers.

You don’t last more than 30 years as a small business without the support of thousands of customers over that time. We know that there are a lot of people out there who drive past the Wal-mart and log off of Amazon and instead support real businesses in their communities. And we just want to[…]

Find enlightenment at Capitol Hill Books

Don’t know the difference between Theravada and Mahayana? Trying to figure out the Three Jewels, the Four Noble Truths or the Noble Eightfold Path? Looking for the “answer” and only having more questions? Capitol Hill Books can help. We’ve just received dozens of Eastern Religion, Buddhism, Zen and Meditation books that explain the various traditions[…]

Capitol Hill Books: Official online source of Phil Goodstein’s Denver history books.

Capitol Hill Books is proud to be the official online source of Phil Goodstein’s marvelous books on Denver history. From the “Spirits of South Broadway” to the “Ghosts of Capitol Hill,” Phil’s books describe the in-depth history of the city from the bottom up. He explores not just the rich and powerful, but also Denver’s[…]

Top of the Town with Capitol Hill Books

For the second year in a row, the reader’s of 5280 Magazine have voted Capitol Hill Books as the best used bookstore in Denver. We’re proud to continue receiving awards after 30 years at our wonderful location, which as 5280 noted is “situated between a gritty stretch of Colfax and the more polished veneer of[…]

Welcome AWP Conference Attendees

In Denver for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference this week? Need something else to occupy your time in between the conference presentations? Want to get a real sense of Denver literary history? Then come to Capitol Hill Books, located at Grant and Colfax and only a short walk from the conference[…]

Better Read than Dead

Capitol Hill Books just got a great new product for all you book lovers out there: an inexpensive book bag made of recycled plastic. We worked with the good folks at to create our one-of-a-kind bags that will make you the envy of every book club. Capitol Hill Book’s owner Holly designed the Edward[…]

Happy 30th Anniversary Capitol Hill Books!

As Capitol Hill Books enters its fourth decade (wow!), we’ve had a few famous visitors come by to give some celebratory cheer towards our store. First we had Japanese monster sensation Godzilla drop by the store to roar his appreciation for great used books at affordable prices. He even had the courtesy to hold his[…]