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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 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 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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5 Questions with Yiyun Li, Author of Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life

City Lights is proud to welcome author & friend of the store, Yiyun Li, this Tuesday, March 7th! Yiyun will be reading from her new book, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life (published by … Continue reading

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Not Walking Next to the Wall: An Interview with Rachel Aspden

Rachel Aspden is the author of Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East. She will be appearing at City Lights to discuss her work on Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:00 p.m. City Lights’ … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Tim Z. Hernandez, Author of All They Will Call You

We’re thrilled to be hosting Tim Z. Hernandez this Tuesday at City Lights Bookstore in order to celebrate the recent release of All They Will Call You, Published by University of Arizona Press. Joining Tim will be special guests Margi … Continue reading

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City Lights Resistance Reading List

Created in the wake of the November election, our newest bookstore section, “Pedagogies of Resistance,” is designed to act as an educational course in revolutionary competence. These texts build upon one another to highlight the motivations, ideas, successes, and failures … 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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5 Questions with Okey Ndibe, Author of Never Look an American in the Eye

On Thursday, October 18th at 7pm, we are thrilled to welcome back the acclaimed Okey Ndibe to City Lights Bookstore. Okey will be discussing and celebrating the release of his new book, Never Look an American in the Eye: A … 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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