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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In Search of the Movement
The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now
Benjamin Hedin
Weds, July 8th, 7pm
Durham, NC: Regulator Bookshop

July 24th - July 26th
Dallas/Ft Worth, TX: Dallas Fort Worth Writers Conference

Thursday, July 30th, 7pm
Raleigh, NC: Quail Ridge Books

Friday, September 18th, 3pm
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Bookstore

Ben Hedin & Radio Silence Magazine
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7:00 P.M.

Ben Hedin

reads from and discusses

In Search of the Movement

published by City Lights.

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On Time
Poems 2005 - 2014
Joanne Kyger
Wednesday, July 15, 7:30PM
Berkeley, CA: Moe's Books

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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff
Sunday, July 19th, 1:15pm
Williamstown, MA: Williamstown Theater Festival

Sunday, July 26th, 11am
Stratford, ON: The Stratford Festival Forum

Thursday, July 30th, 10am
Stratford, ON: The Stratford Festival Laboratory

Thursday, September 10th, 7pm
San Francisco: Presidio Dialogues

Monday, September 21st, 12:10-1:25pm
Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley

Tuesday, October 20th, 6:30pm
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Main Library

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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
Thursday, July 23rd, 7pm
Petaluma, CA: Copperfield's Books

Wednesday, August 5th, 5pm
Ithaca, NY: Buffalo Street Books

Saturday, August 8th, 11am
Brooklyn, NY: Greenlight Bookstore

Saturday, August 8th, 7pm
New York, NY: Bluestockings Bookstore

Sunday, August 9th, 4pm
Jersey City, NJ: WORD Bookstore

Sunday, August 16th, 4pm
Big Sur, CA: Henry Miller Memorial Library

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

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Two-Way Mirror
A Poetry Notebook
David Meltzer
Thursday, August 27th, 7:00 pm
San Francisco, CA: Bird & Beckett Books and Records

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera
Saturday, September 5, Time TBA
Washington, DC: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Tuesday, September 15 at Time TBA
Washington, DC: Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building

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Stars Seen in Person
Selected Journals
John Wieners, Michael Seth Stewart
Stars Seen in Person: A Tribute to John Wieners
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 7:00 P.M.

with Garrett Caples, Michael Seth Stewart, and friends

celebrating the release of John Wieners' Selected Journals, published by City Lights

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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley
Tuesday, September 15th
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Art Institute

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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Reflections on the End of Civilization
Roy Scranton
Wednesday, September 23rd, 7pm
Brooklyn, NY: Powerhouse Arena

Thursday, September 24th, 6:30pm
Athens, GA: Avid Bookstore

Thursday, October 8th, 7pm
Toronto: Type Books

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

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

  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

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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Disposable Futures
The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle
Brad Evans, Henry A. Giroux
Wednesday, November 11th
New York, NY: Book Culture

Roy Scranton
City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Friday, November 13th, 2015, 7pm

discussing his new book

Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of Civilization

from City Lights Books