Category Archives: Events at City Lights

5 Questions with James Nolan, Author of Flight Risk

James Nolan is reading at City Lights Bookstore this Wednesday, May 3rd. He’s celebrating his new book, Flight Risk: Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy, published by University of Mississippi Press. He answered our 5 questions. More about James, … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Damon Krukowksi, Author of The New Analog

We are most pleased to welcome Damon Krukowski to the City Lights Bookstore on Wednesday, April 26th to discuss his new book, The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World, published by The New Press. Damon answered our … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Omar El Akkad, Author of American War

Very excited to welcome Omar El Akkad to City Lights this Thursday, April 20th at 7:00PM. He’ll be in conversation with Micheline Aharonian Marcom, discussing his book American War published by Knopf. Omar answered our 5 questions. More about him, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Barbara Alexandra Szerlip, Author of The Man Who Designed the Future

We’re celebrating the release of The Man Who Designed the Future at City Lights Bookstore on Thursday, April 18th with Barbara Alexandra Szerlip! The book is published by Melville House and examines the life of Norman Bel Geddes. Barbara answered … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Reece Jones, Author of Violent Borders

This Wednesday, April 12th, we welcome Reece Jones to City Lights Bookstore! He’ll be discussing his new book Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move with friend of City Lights Ingrid Rojas Contreras. The book is published by Verso. … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Lloyd Kahn, Author of Small Homes

City Lights Bookstore welcomes Lloyd Kahn on Tuesday, Aprill 11th. He’ll be discussing his new book, Small Homes: The Right Size, from Shelter Publications. Lloyd answered our 5 questions. More about him, and his answers, below. The Event: Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Dean Rader, Author of Self-Portrait As Wikipedia Entry

Very excited to welcome Dean Rader to City Lights this Tuesday, April 4th. He’ll be reading from his brand new collection of poetry, Self-Portrait As Wikipedia Entry, published by Copper Canyon Press. He answered our 5 questions! More about Dean, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Bradley Spinelli, Author of The Painted Gun

City Lights is proud to present Bradley Spinelli on Thursday, March 30. This event is part of the Subterranean SF Reading Series and is being held at several undisclosed locations. Admission is free, but the locations are only revealed through … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Jim Shepard, Author of The World to Come

City Lights is proud to partner with Zoetrope Magazine in hosting Jim Shepard at Zoetrope Cafe on Friday, March 24th! Jim will be reading from his new book, The World to Come: Stories (published by Knopf). Michael Ray, the managing … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Elif Batuman, Author of The Idiot

City Lights is very excited to welcome award-winning author Elif Batuman to the bookstore on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Elif will be promoting her new novel, The Idiot published by Penguin Press. We asked Elif our five questions. More about … Continue reading

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