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City Lights Author Henry A. Giroux Interviewed by Julian Casablancas for Rolling Stone

Henry A. Giroux is the author of 3 City Lights publications. His newest is America at War With Itself, part of our Open Media Series which is dedicated to publishing books in solidarity with social movements promoting greater freedom, justice, … Continue reading

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Chinaka Hodge Interviews Mona Eltahawy at the Bay Area Book Festival

This past June at the 2016 Bay Area Book Festival, award-winning columnist and international public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism, Mona Eltahawy, was interviewed by educator, poet, screenwriter, playwright, and City Lights author Chinaka Hodge. The … 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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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 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 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: Jessica Tully Reads “S Is for Sonia Sotomayor”

Activist and artist Jessica Tully came to City Lights this week to read about Sonia Sotomayor, one of her personal heroes. Jessica talks about being raised by feminist law professors and lawyers, throwing a party to celebrate when Sonia was … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Robert Jensen, Author of Plain Radical

In our last event of 2015, we welcome back to City Lights an old friend. Robert Jensen will be at City Lights Bookstore this Thursday discussing his new book, Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully … Continue reading

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Tim Wise’s Under the Affluence and Fighting the Culture of Cruelty

“As much as we might hope such vitriol would find little fertile ground in which to take root, the evidence suggests hostility to the poor is easily internalized in a culture where such contempt is so common.” Tim Wise is … Continue reading

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