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Featured: Black Interest

Song for Night

Chris Abani’s new novella furthers his reputation as the most acclaimed young African writer today.

Getting It Right

Half-sisters Kara and Alex—one the biracial product of foster care, the other of dysfunctional privilege—struggle for redemption and forgiveness.

Addis Ababa Noir (Ethiopia)

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3/30/17, 7:00pm

This event shall take place at numerous undisclosed locations. Admission is free, but only on a first come, first serve basis. Attendance is limited and by invitation only. No reservations shall be accepted. Invitiations become available on Monday, March 20, 2017 and may be picked up in-person at the front counter of City Lights Bookstore, […]

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