Winter odds & ends

We’ve been busy this winter at Capitol Hill Books. One thing that keeps us busy is our huge donation of French books we got from a longtime customer. We’ve received so many French books that we had to greatly expand our section for French languages. Because we don’t have very much room, we’re offering a[…]

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[…]

Meet your bookstore: Holly

Here is the story of Holly. Once upon a time, Holly went on an adventure across the world. First she attempted her lifelong dream of being the most proficient ex-pat Paris ingenue, but realized she could never match Jane Birkin’s pout. So she traveled across the world to Japan and became a bar-hostess, because she[…]