@citylightsbooks - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by City Lights Books, from 29 Sep 2021 to 21 Oct 2021.

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City Lights Books

verified twitter profile @CityLightsBooks

A landmark independent bookstore & publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, & progressive politics. | RIP LF: 1919-2021

28,705 tweets
10,670 favourites
9 tweets per day
2008 since
2,280 following
2,371 listed
San Francisco, CA location

Top Tweets by @citylightsbooks

City Lights Books
Next in our events series - celebrating Asali Solomon's new novel with the author. In conversation with @AngelaFlournoy. Thursday night! #CityLightsLIVE https://t.co/ksHewp5Bsn
21 Oct, 2021 - 02:35 AM UTC
City Lights Books
Listen to R.O. Kwon now and in the future. Shop early! https://t.co/tvYv0qTNtm
21 Oct, 2021 - 12:39 AM UTC
City Lights Books
This: the new play by RETABLOS author @OctavioSolis5 is a 'sequel' to the Grapes of Wrath! Mother Road is running until 10/31 at @SanDiegoREP. https://t.co/WpGxWfPFx3
21 Oct, 2021 - 12:07 AM UTC
City Lights Books
One hour from now - @codepink presents @memomiller. 4:30PM PT! https://t.co/bpyUI8OXA6
20 Oct, 2021 - 10:30 PM UTC
City Lights Books
"A Quilt for David is a posthumous journal of vindication." –Brontez Purnell New from @stevenreigns & our publishing house. https://t.co/J3qCqBcM0u
20 Oct, 2021 - 09:15 PM UTC
City Lights Books
"Once I decided to focus the collection on Kevin and our marriage, the two books increasingly resonated for me, and Mina definitely influenced decisions I made in the material for Bee Reaved." Dodie Bellamy interviewed in @friezeofficial. https://t.co/mONvS40M9J
20 Oct, 2021 - 05:46 PM UTC
City Lights Books
"The stories will slice you in two. The prose in this collection feels so terrifically tight that reading these stories feels like an unraveling." - Michelle Malonzo of @changinghands, describing 'Eat the Mouth That Feeds You' by @CarriFragoza. https://t.co/FK51yBEVdw
20 Oct, 2021 - 05:09 PM UTC
City Lights Books
Our next virtual event is Dodie Bellamy and Chris Kraus in conversation! This one is special, since Dodie has two new books from @SemiotextePress. Tomorrow at 6PM. https://t.co/xadoSCLcO8
20 Oct, 2021 - 12:30 AM UTC
City Lights Books
Great to see Clarence Lusane on Democracy Now! today. https://t.co/aF3f5GI0G1
19 Oct, 2021 - 10:40 PM UTC
City Lights Books
"A recognition of the many groups actively engaged across society in working for transformation across the full spectrum of ‘entangled roots’ that comprise our social and planetary predicament." @buildresilience closely reads @CoxStan's forthcoming book. https://t.co/8k91XJunDn
19 Oct, 2021 - 08:18 PM UTC
City Lights Books
Tomorrow at 4:30PM PT, @codepink is hosting Todd Miller, author of Build Bridges Not Walls, in their webinar series. Tune in. https://t.co/bpyUI96yrE
19 Oct, 2021 - 07:35 PM UTC
City Lights Books
We are at capacity for @GabrielleSelz's in-person event tonight celebrating her new book, Light on Fire, at Hotel Emblem! @ucpress But we wanted to let you know the other events Gabrielle is doing soon, so check out her full calendar on her site here: https://t.co/S02HRsyoCi
19 Oct, 2021 - 06:02 PM UTC
City Lights Books
"It is no accident that climate denialism is strongest in the settler-colonial countries of the Anglosphere." Two of our favorite authors in conversation. via @lithub https://t.co/0cbab9HFqS
19 Oct, 2021 - 03:03 AM UTC
City Lights Books
"Border violence is caused by the mere existence of the border itself." Build Bridges, Not Walls by @memomiller reviewed in @LAReviewofBooks. https://t.co/Pjb8s5WYb0
19 Oct, 2021 - 01:01 AM UTC

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Also, @USC should give their descendants free tuition. https://t.co/d2blOgoIGZ
20 Oct, 2021 - 09:40 PM UTC
Teri Mattson
Tonite 7:30pm ET @codepink's WTF is Going on in Latin America & the Caribbean: Climate Change, Displacement & the Border Industrial Complex w/Todd Miller author of Build Bridges, Not Walls and Empire of Borders. YouTube Live: https://t.co/bPDLfsH1Lm ZOOM: https://t.co/Eq7GEH8w74
20 Oct, 2021 - 06:24 PM UTC
The Land Institute
"The path to a livable future must be one with public health, ecological balance, racial justice, and democracy at the center of policy." Read @JaneKBrundage's review in @buildresilience of @coxstan's forthcoming book from @CityLightsBooks. #ClimateAction https://t.co/6ZEhcSQcg9
20 Oct, 2021 - 02:21 PM UTC
See you at 2pm @fresnocity Thank you Prof. Juan Luis Guzmán for the invitation. #CityLights
19 Oct, 2021 - 06:37 PM UTC
Todd Miller
Climate Change, Displacement, and the Border Industrial Complex. The subject of the conversation I will have with @codepink tomorrow at 430 pm pacific 730 pm eastern. https://t.co/0Ru3hd7Pn8
19 Oct, 2021 - 06:03 PM UTC
Off the Record
BREAKING: UNLV and @BlackMtnInst announced @believermag will publish its final issue, No. 139, in February/March 2022. "The Believer consumed a significant portion of BMI's resources... there was no path forward to continue publishing the magazine." Full release below.
19 Oct, 2021 - 05:12 PM UTC
Jacqueline Houtman, PhD
Celebrate Pride History with these books about LGBTQIA2S+ history and lives. Selected by the Pride Workgroup for October 2021. #BayardRustin #TroublemakerForJustice @CityLightsBooks https://t.co/Zb5WT7VgFl
19 Oct, 2021 - 11:35 AM UTC
Annie Sprinkle
Our Sidewalk Ecosex Clinic @Citylightsbooks was really fun & all missions accomplished. Doing something at #CityLights was on my bucket list. Done! Thanks to R brilliant ecosexy clinician team we spread the love, wrote prescriptions for #ecsexual healing and sold lots of #books!
19 Oct, 2021 - 12:16 AM UTC
Gabrielle Selz
In anticipation of my book launch tomorrow for Light on Fire: The Art and Life of Sam Francis, here are 5 questions I answered for @CityLightsBooks @ucpress @sam_francis_f https://t.co/K3eG2ZNC7o
18 Oct, 2021 - 06:28 PM UTC
University of California Press
Register: Live event at the Emblem Hotel (SF), 10/19, 6pm: @GabrielleSelz (Light on Fire), in conversation w/Patricia Albers, traces the extraordinary life of Sam Francis, one of the celebrated artists of the 20th c. Hosted by @CityLightsBooks & @Litquake https://t.co/Bc4wIaDzAA
18 Oct, 2021 - 01:15 AM UTC
Dr. Reece Jones
Nice review of @memomiller's short and powerful Build Bridges not Walls in the @LAReviewofBooks https://t.co/CX2BsqH2Xv
17 Oct, 2021 - 05:15 PM UTC
Annie Sprinkle
This is our fun badge design for @CityLightsBooks tomorrow! 3 to 5. 7 clinicians. We'll have ecosexy lab coats, surgical masks. Its outside. Come get your prescription. We can almost guarantee our psycho-magic can cure quarantine blues.Selling/signing books too! #Schmooze w/us!
17 Oct, 2021 - 05:41 AM UTC
U of MN Press
Amazing opportunity to join @AnnieSprinkle @ebethstephens & friends in-person @CityLightsBooks this Sunday, 3:00 Pacific, on a mission to make the environmental movement more sexy: https://t.co/ljzHQxfWMR
15 Oct, 2021 - 08:52 PM UTC
Will Potter
This is where I went to high school. It's a suburban DFW town that's become affluent, known for great schools. This stuff is really happening, folks https://t.co/yKcJp4hwiU
15 Oct, 2021 - 06:26 PM UTC



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3 - ucpress
2 - LitofExile
2 - aribanias
2 - memomiller
1 - GrayAreaorg
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1 - HeidiBoghosian
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2 - MichaelPetrelis
1 - sarahdrinkwater
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4 - #CityLightsLIVE
2 - #BannedBooksWeek
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1 - #LatinxHeritageMonth
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7 - @chris_w_shaw
7 - @stevenreigns
4 - @skylightbooks
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4 - @Litquake
4 - @memomiller
3 - @maxjohnporter
3 - @MosabAbuToha
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