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March 2020

Chris Carlsson – Hidden San Francisco…

March 19 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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celebrating the release of Hidden San Francisco: A Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes and Radical Histories from Pluto Press San Francisco is an iconic and symbolic city. But only when you look beyond the picture-postcards of the Golden Gate Bridge and the quaint cable cars do you realise that the city's most interesting stories are not the Summer of Love, the Beats or even the latest gold rush in Silicon Valley. Hidden San Francisco is a guidebook like no…

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Writers’ Series: Gayle Brandeis

March 19 @ 7:00 pm
Lake Tahoe Community College, 1 College Dr.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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Free

Brandeis will read selections from her works, answer audience questions, and sign copies of her latest book of poetry in LTCC's Roberta Mason Library on Thursday, March 19 at 7pm. This is a free event sponsored by LTCC's ongoing Writers' Series, and all are welcome! More information at http://www.ltcc.edu/calendar/index.php?eID=697 Gayle's website: http://gaylebrandeis.com

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Local Author Showcase – Todd Borg

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St
Truckee, CA 96161 United States
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Keynote speaker Todd Borg kicks off an afternoon of opportunities for readers and local authors from the Truckee Tahoe Region to connect with each other.  Purchase your favorite titles and have them signed.  FREE to all.

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TWW Workshop

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Keynote Used Records & Books, 2660 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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An open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday but check this calendar for exact dates or our Facebook page.

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Hilary Moore & James Tracy

March 24 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Hilary Moore & James Tracy celebrating the release of No Fascist USA! The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today's Movements by Hilary Moore and James Tracy (forward by Robin D.G. Kelley) published by City Lights Books The story of how a national grassroots network fought a resurgence of the KKK and other fascist groups during the Reagan years, laying the groundwork for today's anti-fascist/anti-racist movements. In June 1977, a group of white anti-racist activists received an alarming letter…

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Alexandra Mattraw with Tiff Dressen and Mah Shein Win

March 25 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Alexandra Mattraw with Tiff Dressen and Mah Shein Win celebrating the release of Alexandra Mattraw's new poetry collection We fell into Weather Published by Cultural Society What has been said about We fell into Weather: "What you can't see is what brings you," Alexandra Mattraw writes: "We throttle out of rent, ash CFC storming lung shifts." An uncanny, raw awareness embodies the space of perception and opening. Mattraw's primary language becomes action, becomes our phenomenology, our neurodivergence, our fullness: "When…

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Robert Glück in conversation with Brandon Brown

March 26 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Robert Glück celebrating the new edition of Margery Kempe by Robert Glück, introduction by Colm Toibin published by New York Review Books First published in 1994, Robert Glück's Margery Kempe is one of the most provocative, poignant, and inventive American novels of the last quarter century. The book tells two stories of romantic obsession. One, based on the first autobiography in English, the medieval Book of Margery Kempe, is about a fifteenth-century woman from East Anglia, a visionary, a troublemaker, a pilgrim to…

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Archive 48 Release Party: The Earthly Days of Jose Revueltas

March 31 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Binational publisher Archive 48, dedicated to Mexican and U.S. literature, launches its U.S. wing with the first-ever English translation of an important work by  Jose Revueltas. Join us to celebrate its release. Translator Matthew Gleeson and publisher Pedro Jiménez celebrate the publication of Earthly Days by José Revueltas. Mexican author Revueltas was a lifelong militant whose political activities stretched from the 1930s Communist Party to the 1968 student movement—and sent him to prison several times. His important writing career included…

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April 2020

Beth Lisick

April 1 @ 7:00 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Beth Lisick reads from Edie On The Green Screen: A Novel published by 7.13 Books City Lights welcomes back Beth Lisick to celebrate her debut novel from 7.13 Books. Edie Wunderlich was the It girl, on the covers of the city's alt-weeklies, repping the freak party scene on the eve of the first dot-com boom. Fast-forward twenty years, and Edie hasn't changed, but San Francisco has. Still a bartender in the Mission, Edie now serves a seemingly never-ending stream of…

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Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai in conversation with Isabelle Thuy Pelaud

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai reading from The Mountains Sing from Workman Publishing Company "An epic account of Việt Nam's painful 20th century history, both vast in scope and intimate in its telling . . . Moving and riveting." —VIET THANH NGUYEN, author of The Sympathizer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize With the epic sweep of Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko or Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and the lyrical beauty of Vaddey Ratner’s In the Shadow of the Banyan, The Mountains Sing tells…

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