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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Tosh
Growing Up in Wallace Berman's World
Tosh Berman
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:30pm
Los Angeles, CA: Skylight Books

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7pm
San Francisco, CA: City Lights Bookstore

We are looking forward to celebrating TOSH, published by City Lights! Tosh Berman will be in conversation with Natalia Mount, Executive Director, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland & filmmaker/screenwriter Roman Coppola


Friday February 1, 2019, 7pm
Berkeley, CA: Moe's Bookstore

Monday, February 4th, 7:30pm
Portland, OR: Powell's on Hawthorne

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7pm
West Hollywood, CA: Book Soup

Tuesday Feb 19th, 7:30pm
New York NY: Aeon Books

Thursday, February 21st at 7pm
Brooklyn, NY: McNally Jackson

Saturday, February 23rd 3:00-5:00pm
Long Island City, NY: ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore

Saturday, March 9th, 3-5pm
Los Angeles, CA: ARTBOOK @Hauser & Wirth

 
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Violence
Humans in Dark Times
Brad Evans, Natasha Lennard
Tuesday, February 19th, 6pm
Detroit, MI: Source Booksellers

Thursday, February 21st, 7pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings Bookstore


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We the Resistance
Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States
Michael G Long
Sunday, February 24th, 2019 at 1pm
Washington DC: Politics and Prose

Friday, March 1st 7pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings

Sunday, March 3, 7pm
Philadelphia, PA: Wooden Shoe Books & Records

Sunday, March 17th, 2pm
Baltimore, MD: Red Emma's

 
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Retablos
Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
Octavio Solis
Tuesday, March 19, 6:30pm
Washington DC: Sankofa Video and Books & Café

Saturday, April 6, 2019
San Antonio, TX: San Antonio Book Festival


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Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia
A Graphic Biography
Nick Thorkelson, Paul Buhle, Andrew T. Lamas
Philosopher of Utopia: Celebrating the New Graphic Biography of Herbert Marcuse
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Nick Thorkelson, Andrew T. Lamas, and a special guest TBD

discussing the new book

Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia: A Graphic Biography

by Nick Thorkelson & published by City Lights Books


 
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Cruel Futures
City Lights Spotlight Series No. 17
Carmen Giménez Smith
Thursday, April 18th, 6:30PM
Washington, DC: Folger Shakespeare Library