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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 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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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 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 Alexander Maksik, Author of Shelter in Place

On Wednesday October 5th, 2016 at City Lights, we were thrilled to welcome Alexander Maksik and join him in celebrating his new book, Shelter in Place from Europa Editions. Alexander answered our five questions. More about him, and his answers, … Continue reading

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Maps to the Imaginary: Susan Daitch’s The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir

Adding a fourth novel to her highly-acclaimed bibliography, Susan Daitch takes us on an adventure story like no other in The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir. Named one of Book Riot’s “100 Must-Read Works of Jewish Fiction,” the novel offers a … 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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