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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 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 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 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 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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5 Questions with Matt Bell, Author of Scrapper

We round out a big week of events at City Lights with the return of author Matt Bell to our bookstore. He’ll be reading from his new novel, Scrapper, published by Soho Press. Event: Thursday, October 22, 7:00PM at City … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Everyone Has Their Reasons Author Joseph Matthews

Our Fall event season rolls on this Tuesday, as City Lights welcomes Joseph Matthews who will be reading from his new novel, Everyone Has Their Reasons (PM Press). Joseph took the time to answer our 5 questions below. Event: Tuesday, … Continue reading

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