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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Retablos
Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
Octavio Solis
Saturday, April 6th, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
San Antonio, TX: San Antonio Book Festival

Monday, April 8th, 7:30pm
Dallas, TX: Wild Detectives

Tuesday, April 9th, 11am-12:20pm
Dallas, TX: Richland College

Tuesday, April 9th, 7:00pm
Austin, TX: Malvern Books

Sunday, June 2nd 4:00pm
New York, NY: Word Up

 
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Loaded
A Disarming History of the Second Amendment
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Saturday, April 13th 1pm
Los Angeles Times Book Festival


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Tosh
Growing Up in Wallace Berman's World
Tosh Berman
Saturday, April 13th 10am
Los Angeles Times Book Festival

 
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Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia
A Graphic Biography
Nick Thorkelson, Paul Buhle, Andrew T. Lamas
Monday, April 15th 7pm
Berkeley, CA: Moe's Books

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 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


Thursday, April 29th 7pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings

Tuesday, April 30th 7pm
New York, NY: The New School University Center


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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

 
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Arcana
A Stephen Jonas Reader
Stephen Jonas, Garrett Caples, Derek Fenner, David Rich, Joseph Torra
Arcana: A Tribute to Stephen Jonas
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Garrett Caples, Derek Fenner, and special guests

celebrating the release of

Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader

published by City Lights Books



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Torn from the World
A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico
John Gibler
Wednesday, April 24th, 7pm
El Cajon, CA: Grossmont College


 
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Spring and Autumn Annals
A Celebration of the Seasons for Freddie
Diane di Prima
Tuesday, May 14th, 7:00PM
New York, NY: Poets House


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We the Resistance
Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States
Michael G. Long
Weds May 15th, 7pm
Harrisburg, PA: Midtown Scholar Bookstore