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Tuesday, October 16 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Power: John Freeman with Rebecca Solnit

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Co-presented by City Lights Booksellers & Publishers

From the voices of protestors to the encroachment of a new fascism, everywhere we look, power is revealed. The new POWER issue from acclaimed literary journal Freeman's explores who gets to say what matters in a time of social upheaval, and features work from brand-new writers Nicole Im, Jaime Cortez, and Nimmi Gowrinathan, as well as U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, Franco-Moroccan writer Leïla Slimani, and Turkish novelist Elif Shafak. Editor John Freeman and author Rebecca Solnit discuss. FREE

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John Freeman

John Freeman was the editor of Granta until 2013. His books include How to Read a Novelist, Tales of Two Cities, Tales of Two Americas, and Maps, his debut collection of poems. He is executive editor at the Literary Hub and teaches at the New School and New York University. His work... Read More →
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Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit is a prolific writer, and author of many books including Hope in the Dark, Men Explain Things To Me, Savage Dreams, Storming the Gates of Paradise, and the best-selling atlases Infinite City and Unfathomable City. Her writing has appeared in Harper's, Guardian, and... Read More →


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