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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 Jewelle Gomez, Author of The Gilda Stories

City Lights just released the 25th Anniversary Edition of Jewelle Gomez‘s classic novel, The Gilda Stories. We had a big celebration at City Lights Bookstore on April 13, 2016 with Jewelle reading selections from the book to the many vampires … 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 Omar Musa, Author of Here Come the Dogs

City Lights welcomes Omar Musa to the bookstore on Wednesday, March 30. He’ll be reading from his new book, Here Come the Dogs: A Novel, published by The New Press. More about Omar, and his answers, below. Event: Wednesday, March … 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 Shobha Rao, Author of An Unrestored Woman

On Wednesday, March 16th, City Lights welcomes Shobha Rao. She reads from her new collection of 12 paired stories, An Unrestored Woman, published by Flatiron Books. Shobha answered our 5 questions. More about her, and her answers, below. Event: Wednesday, … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Greg Jackson, Author of Prodigals

City Lights is proud to welcome author Greg Jackson to our bookstore on Thursday, March 10, 2016. He’ll be reading from his new book, Prodigals: Stories, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Greg answered a specially tailored version of our … 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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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Shanthi Sekaran Reads “B Is for Billie Jean King”

Author Shanthi Sekharan came to the publishing offices to read about Billie Jean King, one of the best tennis players of all time with 39 Grand Slam titles. In this reading, however, Shanthi emphasizes that Billie Jean King was so … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: MariNaomi Reads “M Is for Maya Lin”

This week we got to hang out with the very cool, very funny artist and graphic novelist MariNaomi at City Lights for our Rad Women Read from┬áRad American Women A-Z series. Watch to find out how Maya Lin came to … Continue reading

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