Live From City Lights
By City Lights Books
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Live From City Lights broadcasts readings, interviews, and events from City Lights Bookstore and Publishers in San Francisco.
||CleanPure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax||City Lights hosted an evening of discussion and readings with author Michael McGregor, John Beer, and S.T. Georgiou to celebrate the release of Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax, published by Fordham University Press. A companion piece to [...]||5/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanReverend Billy||Reverend Billy Talen makes a visit to City Lights once again to speak about his new book titled The Earth Wants You. With the perfect blend of conviction and humor, the radical reverend offers an insightful critique of commercialism and a [...]||5/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitRob Roberge||Author Rob Roberge appeared for a City Lights event to celebrate the release of Liar, a darkly funny, intense memoir about mental illness, memory and storytelling, published by Crown Books. Joshua Mohr, who was scheduled to appear as well, was [...]||5/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDouglas Rushkoff||Douglas Rushkoff appeared again at City Lights to speak about his new book Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus and to answer questions on all things pertaining to the effect of technology on culture. When protesters shattered the windows of a [...]||5/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJarett Kobek and Kevin Killian||City Lights welcomed Jarett Kobek, author of I Hate the Internet, for a discussion and Q&A, accompanied by guest speaker Kevin Killian. What if you told the truth and the whole world heard you? What if you lived in a country swamped a [...]||4/22/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFrank Lima Tribute||City Lights celebrates the release of Incidents of Travel in Poetry: New and Selected Poems, a collection of Latino poet and visionary Frank Lima’s most celebrated work, along with previously unpublished material. The evening included readings of [...]||4/19/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanFinn Brunton||Finn Brunton joined City Lights to celebrate the release of Obfuscation: A User’s Guide for Privacy and Protest, published by MIT Press. At the event, Brunton discussed the meaning of obfuscation, explained why it’s necessary to fight against [...]||3/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRobert Jensen||Featured several times in past City Lights line-ups, author Robert Jensen returns to celebrate the release of his new book, Plain Radical: Living, Loving and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully, published by Soft Skull Press. There was nothing [...]||3/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanKathryn S. Olmstead and Eric Rauchway||Authors and historians Kathryn S. Olmstead and Eric Rauchway discuss their new books: Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism by Kathryn S. Olmstead and The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended [...]||3/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDaniel Sada Tribute||In an evening of celebration of the life and work of the late great Mexican writer Daniel Sada, translator Katherine Silver, literary critic Scott Esposito, and Graywolf Press Editorial Director Ethan Nosowsky join City Lights for discussion and [...]||3/21/2016||Free||View In iTunes|