City Lights Authors on the Road

Check here to find out where our authors are touring. This page is updated regularly, so keep us bookmarked to find out if there'll be a reading somewhere near you!

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Tuesday, October 6th, 6pm
Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Wednesday, October 7, 5pm
Chicago, IL: Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center

Thursday, October 8, 6:30pm
New York, NY: The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University

Saturday, October 10, 3pm
New York, NY: Theresa Lang Center, The New School, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor

Friday, October 23, 7:00PM
Purchase, NY: Manhattanville College

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:30PM
Los Angeles, CA: California State University, Los Angeles

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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Roy Scranton
Thursday, October 8th, 7pm
Toronto: The Gladstone Hotel

Thursday, October 15th, 7pm
Seattle, WA: Elliott Bay Bookstore

Monday, October 19th, 7:30pm
Portland, OR: Powell's Bookstore (Hawthorne location)

Friday, October 23rd, time TBA
New York, NY: The New School

Saturday, October 24th, 4pm
Woodstock, NY: Golden Notebook

Wednesday, October 28th, 6pm
Princeton, NJ: Labyrinth Books

Wednesday, November 4th, 6:30pm
Washington, DC: Kramerbooks

Thursday, November 5th, 7pm
Philadelphia, PA: Big Blue Marble Books

Roy Scranton with Dale Jamieson & Bonnie Nadzam
Learning to Love and Die in the Anthropocene, at City Lights
Friday, November 13th, 7pm

Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of Civilization, published by City Lights!

Roy will be joined by Dale Jamieson &  Bonnie Nadzam, authors of Love in the Anthropocene

Monday, November 16th, 7pm
Los Angeles, CA: Book Soup

Saturday, Nov 21st & Sunday, Nov 22nd, Time TBA
Miami, FL: Book Festival

Thursday, December 3rd, 6-9pm
Toronto, ON: Environmental Defense Canada Event

Thursday, March 10th, 2016, 6pm
Salt Lake City, Utah: Sam Weller's Books

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Rad American Women A-Z
Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl
Friday, October 9th, 6pm
Fresno, CA: Cal State Fresno

Friday, October 16th, 7pm
San Francisco, CA: Litquake!

Saturday, November 7th, 4pm
Palo Alto, CA: JCC

Sunday, November 15th
San Francisco: City College of SF, Mission Campus

Saturday, November 21st, 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m.
Miami, FL: Miami Book Festival

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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley
Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 11, 10am - 4pm
New York, NY: Guggenheim Museum

Saturday, October 31st, 2:00pm
London, England: Barbican & the SPILL Festival

Thursday, November 12th, 6pm
New York, NY: NYU Bookstores

Thursday, December 3rd, Time TBA
Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan

Saturday, December 5th, 2:00-4:00pm
Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Art Museum

Wednesday, January 27th, 7pm
Baltimore, MD: Town Hall at University of Baltimore

Thursday, February 11th, 7:30pm
Philadelphia, PA: Free Library

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In Search of the Movement
The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now
Benjamin Hedin
Tuesday, October 20th, 7pm
Chapel Hill, NC: Flyleaf Books

Tuesday, November 10th, 7pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings Bookstore

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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff
Tuesday, October 20th, 6:30pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Main Library

Wednesday, October 21, 6:30pm
New York, NY: El Museo del Barrio

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Stars Seen in Person
Selected Journals
John Wieners, Michael Seth Stewart
Wednesday, October 21, 6 pm
Cambridge, MA: Woodberry Poetry Room, Lamont Library

Thursday, October 22nd, 7 pm
New York, NY: Poets House

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An Army of Lovers
Juliana Spahr, David Buuck
Thursday, October 22, 4pm
San Francisco, CA: Poetry Center, San Francisco State University

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Disposable Futures
The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle
Brad Evans, Henry A. Giroux
Thursday, October 29th, 7pm
Toronto, ON: Another Story Bookshop

Wednesday, November 11th, 7pm
New York, NY: Book Culture

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The Bell Tolls for No One
Charles Bukowski, David Stephen Calonne
David Stephen Calonne on Charles Bukowski
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 7pm

celebrating the release of

The Bell Tolls for No One

by Charles Bukowski (edited by David Stephen Calonne)

published by City Lights Books

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Trees on Mars
Our Obsession with the Future
Hal Niedzviecki
Hal Niedzviecki
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 7:00 P.M.

reading from

Trees On Mars: Our Obsession with the Future

from Seven Stories Press

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Women in Public
City Lights Spotlight No. 13
Elaine Kahn
Sunday, November 22, 5pm
San Francisco, CA: Artists' Television Access