Readings at the Bookstore

City Lights has an ongoing series of readings and events, usually at least one or two each week during the Winter, Spring, and Fall. Our online calendar is updated regularly, but if you want to be sure not to miss out on anything, be sure to sign up for our Newsletter to receive weekly updates on what's happening at the bookstore.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public and take place at City Lights Bookstore | 261 Columbus Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94133
For more information, call us at 415-362-8193 | Map & Directions

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Richard Rhodes
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

discussing the subject of his new book

ENERGY: A Human History

published by Simon and Schuster


 
Ana Raquel Minian
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

discussing the subject of her new book

Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration

from Harvard University Press



Zoé Samudzi
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

discussing the subject of her new book

As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation

by William C. Anderson and Zoé Samudzi with a foreword by Mariame Kaba


 
Glen David Gold in conversation with Oscar Villalon
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

discussing Glen David Gold's new memoir

I Will Be Complete

from Alfred Knopf

This event is co-sponsored by Zyzzyva



Who Will Speak For America?
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

with Veronica Scott Esposito, Charlie Jane Anders, and Craig Santos Perez

moderated by John McMurtrie of the San Francisco Chronicle