Tag Archives: Rebecca Solnit

City Lights at the Bay Area Book Festival

The 2nd annual Bay Area Book Festival (or as we call it, BABF) is on June 4 & 5, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Berkeley. Last year was a pretty spectacular event and this year seems even better. City Lights … Continue reading

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City Lights Bookstore Bestsellers for November 2015

HARDCOVER TOP 10 BESTSELLERS FOR NOVEMBER 2015 1. City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology: 60th Anniversary Edition, edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (City Lights) 2.┬áRad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Peter Turchi

Yesterday we had the pleasure to post Rebecca Solnit‘s answers to our 5 Questions, just before the event this Sunday, December 7 (at a special time of 5:00PM) at City Lights–a conversation between Solnit and author Peter Turchi. Both have … Continue reading

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5 Questions with Rebecca Solnit

We’re thrilled to welcome Rebecca Solnit and Peter Turchi to City Lights for a special event this Sunday, where the two will be in conversation about “language and place”. They are both celebrating new publications. Solnit’s new book is a … Continue reading

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City Lights Gift Guide: for the scattered, lost, in need of guidance…

Scattered Poems Jack Keroauc Spontaneous poetry by the author of On the Road, gathered from underground and ephemeral publications; including “San Francisco Blues,” the variant texts of “Pull My Daisy,” and American haiku.     HERE DOWN ON DARK EARTH … Continue reading

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Friday Staff Pick: The Faraway Nearby

The Faraway Nearby Rebecca Solnit Recommended by Paul, City Lights Books This personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a fitting companion to her beloved A Field Guide for Getting Lost. In this exquisitely … Continue reading

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