Rebecca Solnit and Paul Yamazaki

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RSVPs are no longer being accepted. If you wish to attend, there will be offering a live overflow simulcast in a room adjacent to the Public Knowledge Library.

In our digital age, books remain important tools for fostering discourse and sparking civic imagination. Join us for a conversation on the continuing value of the printed word and its impact on public culture with two San Francisco luminaries: author Rebecca Solnit and bookseller for City Lights, Paul Yamazaki.

Rebecca Solnit is a writer, historian, and activist. She is the author of twenty books on feminism, western and indigenous history, popular power, social change and insurrection, wandering and walking, hope and disaster. A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a columnist at Harper’s.

Paul Yamazaki is the Head Book Buyer at City Lights Bookstore, the legendary independent bookseller in San Francisco.

This program is part of SFMOMA’s Phyllis Wattis Distinguished Lecture Series.

Note: This event will be taking place at a location outside the San Francisco network of public libraries. For questions concerning the event, please contact the hosting library: Public Knowledge Branch (SFMOMA).

This is a Reading, Writing & Poetry program from SFPL. We love reading/sharing/creating words.

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