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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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge
Thursday, April 27th, 7:00PM
Oakland, CA: Grand Lake Theatre

Monday, May 1st, 3:00PM
Berkeley, CA: Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

 
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In Memory of an Angel
David Shapiro
David Shapiro with Joseph Lease
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

celebrating the release of David Shapiro's new poetry collection

In Memory of an Angel

from City Lights Books



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On to the Next Dream
Paul Madonna
Saturday, April 29th, 7:30pm
Berkeley, CA: Pegasus Books

Wednesday, May 3rd, 7:30pm
San Francisco, CA: Booksmith

Sunday, June 4th, 3:15-4:30pm
Berkeley, CA: Bay Area Book Festival

Monday, June 5th, 7:30pm
Menlo Park, CA: Kepler's Bookstore

Friday, June 9th, 7pm
San Francisco, CA: Alley Cat Bookstore

Saturday, June 17th, 6pm
Berkeley, CA: Mad Monk Center for Anachronistic Media

Tuesday, June 27th 7pm
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

Wednesday, July 19th, 7:30pm
Los Angeles, CA: Skylight Books

 
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Holy Ghost
City Lights Spotlight No. 15
David Brazil
Thursday, May 4th, 7:00PM
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, The Poetry Center

David Brazil with Julien Poirier
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

David Brazil celebrates the release of

Holy Ghost (City Lights Spotlight #15)

published by City Lights Books



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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Roy Scranton
Thursday, May 11, 7pm
Housing Works Bookstore, New York, NY

 
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Behind the Moon
Madison Smartt Bell
Saturday, May 13th, 7:30pm
Baltimore, MD: Bird in Hand Bookstore

Monday May 15th at 6pm
Philadelphia, PA: Penn Book Center

Wednesday, May 17th 6:30pm
Washington, DC: East City Bookshop

Sunday, May 21st, 1pm
Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage Bookstore

Tuesday, May 23rd, 7pm
Oakland, CA: Diesel

Madison Smartt Bell
READS at CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE!
THURSDAY, MAY 25TH AT 7pm

celebrating the release of

Behind the Moon

published by City Lights Books


Monday, June 5th, 6:30pm
Nashville TN: Parnassus Books


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Whistleblower at the CIA
An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence
Melvin A. Goodman
Saturday, May 20th, time TBA
Gaitherburg, MD: Gaithersburg Book Festival

Weds June 21, 7:30pm
Berkeley, CA: KPFA Events

Melvin Goodman
READS at CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE!
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

discussing

Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence

Published by City Lights Books


Sunday, July 16th, 3pm
Albuquerque, NM: Bookworks

Sunday, July 23rd, 5pm
Washington, DC: Politics and Prose Bookstore

Tuesday, October 24th, 6:30pm
Baltimore, MD: Pratt Library Event Series