Category Archives: Recommended Reads

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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5 Questions with Scott Saul, Author of Becoming Richard Pryor

Our 2015 event season wraps this week with three events including an evening of Jewish Noir on Wednesday and a visit from our friend Robert Jensen, who is celebrating the release of his new book, on Thursday. Tomorrow we welcome … Continue reading

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City Lights Bookstore Bestsellers for November 2015

HARDCOVER TOP 10 BESTSELLERS FOR NOVEMBER 2015 1. City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology: 60th Anniversary Edition, edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (City Lights) 2. Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! … Continue reading

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City Lights Bookstore Bestsellers for October 2015

HARDCOVER TOP 10 BESTSELLERS FOR OCTOBER 2015 1. City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology: 60th Anniversary Edition, edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (City Lights) 2. Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2010 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Liveright) 3. Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Matt Bell, Author of Scrapper

We round out a big week of events at City Lights with the return of author Matt Bell to our bookstore. He’ll be reading from his new novel, Scrapper, published by Soho Press. Event: Thursday, October 22, 7:00PM at City … Continue reading

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