City Lights Readings and Events

Our weekly reading series at the bookstore features new authors from across the publishing world. Across the nation, our authors are constantly on tour. Below are short listings for both events at the store, and authors on the road. For more information, click onto the event title.

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City Lights Authors at City Lights Books
San Francisco, CA: City Lights Bookstore

City Lights Authors on the Road
Ashland, OR: Bloomsbury Books

San Francisco, CA: Grace Cathedral's "The Forum"

Los Angeles, CA: Skylight Books

Berkeley, CA: Moe's Bookstore

Portland, OR: Powell's on Hawthorne

West Hollywood, CA: Book Soup

New York NY: Aeon Books

Brooklyn, NY: McNally Jackson

Long Island City, NY: ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore

Washington DC: Politics and Prose

New York, NY: Bluestockings

Los Angeles, CA: ARTBOOK @Hauser & Wirth

Baltimore, MD: Red Emma's

Washington DC: Sankofa Video and Books & Café

San Antonio, TX: San Antonio Book Festival

Washington, DC: Folger Shakespeare Library

Readings at City Lights Bookstore
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join Boots Riley in conversation with Tongo Eisen-Martin and DJ CAIROCITOS (continued)


Sunday, December 16, 2018, 5 p.m., Bar Fluxus, 18 Harlan Place, San Francisco, CA 94108, admission free, must be 21 and over

discussing (continued)

Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel


Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

celebrating the release of (continued)

INRI

by Raúl Zurita, translated by William Rowe, forward by Norma Cole

published by New York Review Books


Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

discussing the subject of her new book (continued)

Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities

from Cambridge University Press


Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

reading from her new novel (continued)

Sketchtasy

from Arsenal Pulp Press


Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

Audrey Harris and Matt Gleeson in conversation (continued)

celebrating the release of

The Houseguest: Fiction By Amparo Dávila

published by New Directions Publishing


Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

discussing the subject of his new book (continued)

Team Human

published by W.W. Norton


Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

reading and in conversation with Jennifer S. Cheng (continued)

celebrating the release of

Oculus: Poems

published by Graywolf Press