Category Archives: Events at City Lights

5 Questions with Jim Nisbet, Author of The Syracuse Codex

We’re pleased to welcome back Jim Nisbet to City Lights, this time to celebrate the release of his latest book in paperback, The Syracuse Codex, published by Overlook Press. He answered our 5 questions! More about Jim, and his answers, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with John Freeman, Editor of Freeman’s: Family

We very glad to welcome back John Freeman to City Lights this week! He’ll be celebrating, along with Garnette Cadogan, the new issue of his anthology of new writing, Freeman’s, published by Grove Press. This second issue, Family, features never-before-published stories, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with David Sax, Author of The Revenge of Analog

On Tuesday November 15, at 7pm, we’re thrilled to host journalist David Sax at City Lights! He will be discussing his new book, The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter from Public Affairs Books. David answered our … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Rabih Alameddine, Author of The Angel of History

On October 4th, we had the pleasure of hosting Rabih Alameddine at City Lights Bookstore. He discussed and celebrated the recent release of his new novel, The Angel of History from Atlantic Monthly Press. He also answered our five questions. … Continue reading

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Michelle Tea & Rabih Alameddine Remember Justin Chin

City Lights opens its Fall events season this Thursday, September 8 at 7PM with a special tribute to a cherished Bay Area poet. Join us as we celebrate the life and works of Justin Chin and a new book, Justin … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Sean Carswell, Author of The Metaphysical Ukulele

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 is Indie Press Night at City Lights Bookstore. We are celebrating two new novels by Ig Publishing on this occasion: Missile Paradise by Ron Tanner and The Metaphysical Ukulele by Sean Carswell. Both authors will be … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Stephanie Sauer, Author of The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force

We are always very excited to host events such as the one happening on Thursday, June 23rd at City Lights Books. Stephanie Sauer is in town to present her book The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force, published … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Ben Ehrenreich, Author of The Way to the Spring

On Thursday, June 16th at City Lights, we welcome City Lights author and award-winning journalist Ben Ehrenreich back to City Lights Bookstore. He’ll be discussing his brand new book, The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine (published … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Margaret Guroff, author of The Mechanical Horse

On Tuesday, April 17, City Lights and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition are proud to present an evening with Margaret Guroff. Guroff will celebrate her new book, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life from University of Texas … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Viet Thanh Nguyen (Part 2!), Author of Nothing Ever Dies

Pulitzer-Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen is our first-ever return guest for 5 questions! Last time, he was in town promoting his acclaimed novel, The Sympathizer. Since his visit, the book has won numerous awards including the Pulitzer. This week on … Continue reading

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