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5 Questions for Damon Krukowksi, Author of The New Analog

We are most pleased to welcome Damon Krukowski to the City Lights Bookstore on Wednesday, April 26th to discuss his new book, The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World, published by The New Press. Damon answered our … Continue reading

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Planet News, 11/18/16

“Cohen looked unflinchingly and with monkish intensity at his own excesses and weakness, and at ours, and saw them, tragic and beautiful, as our only strengths. ‘There is a crack in everything,’ he sang in 1992’s ‘Anthem,’ ‘that’s how the light gets … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z : Destiny Muhammad Reads “H Is for Hazel Scott”

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another episode of Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z’! This week, we welcomed Oakland-based jazz harpist Destiny Muhammad to our offices to read about Hazel Scott, an icon of jazz that also … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Rob Roberge, Author of Liar

Rob Roberge is in conversation with Joshua Mohr on Wednesday February 10th at City Lights Books about his acclaimed new book, Liar: A Memoir (published by Crown). He took the time to answer our 5 questions. Event: Wednesday, February 10, … Continue reading

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When Ginsberg Met Monk

Dear Mr Monk, Allen Ginsberg tells me that he has spoken to you about our mushroom research. We find that they do great things for talented people and we are going to continue giving them to people in the arts … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Banning Eyre

This Tuesday at City Lights Bookstore, we welcome musician, writer, and producer Banning Eyre to discuss the music of Thomas Mapfumo and his new book on the man, Lion Songs. Banning’s answers to our 5 questions are below but first, … Continue reading

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Van Morrison Lit Up Inside Contest

*Instructions for entering our contest are below in bold Some folks honestly can’t remember a time in their life without Van Morrison. Maybe it was “Brown-Eyed Girl” that appeased both you and your parents as a fussy four-year-old on a … Continue reading

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City Lights Gift Guide: Music is the Healing Force of the Universe…

Music is the healing force of the universe Opika Pende Africa at 78 rpm —Recommended by Tân, City Lights Books The tremendous variety of music that was pressed to shellac discs on the continent of Africa is truly astonishing. Popular … Continue reading

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