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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 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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5 Questions with Ali Eteraz, Author of Native Believer

Very excited to welcome Ali Eteraz, who is at City Lights on Tuesday, May 3 celebrating his new book, Native Believer: A Novel, published by Akashic. He’ll be discussing the book with writer/journalist Vanessa Hua. Ali took the time to … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Reverend Billy, Author of The Earth Wants YOU

Earthalujah! City Lights is excited to welcome Reverend Billy Talen back to our store on Wednesday, April 20. This time he’ll be celebrating the release of his new book, The Earth Wants YOU, which City Lights is proud to publish. … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Elizabeth Crane, Author of The History of Great Things

Author Elizabeth Crane is at City Lights this Tuesday, April 12, celebrating her new book, The History of Great Things: A Novel, published by Harper Perennial. She’ll be in conversation with Eden Lepucki. Matthew Zapruder will be the master of … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Jonathan Lee, Author of High Dive

In tandem with Electric Literature, City Lights presents author Jonathan Lee in conversation with Colin Winnette on Tuesday, March 29. The subject is Lee’s new book, High Dive: A Novel, published by Knopf. Jonathan answered our 5 questions. More about … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Douglas Rushkoff, Author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

Author, professor, and filmmaker Douglas Rushkoff is at City Lights on Wednesday, March 23 discussing his new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity published by Portfolio Books. Douglass answered our 5 questions, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Sara Majka, Author of Cities I’ve Never Lived In

On February 25th, authors Sara Majka and Naomi Williams are in conversation with Yiyun Li at City Lights Bookstore. Majka and Williams are both celebrating the release of their new books. Majka is the author of Cities I’ve Never Lived … Continue reading

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