David Yamane: Gun Curious

David Yamane visits City Lights Bookstore on June 15th at 3:00pm to present his new book, Gun Curious: A Liberal Professor’s Surprising Journey Inside America’s Gun Culture. 

David Yamane is a sociology professor at Wake Forest University. He is an internationally recognized authority on guns in America and a calming voice in our divisive national argument on the issue. An Asian American and lifelong liberal from the San Francisco Bay Area, Yamane became a first-time gun owner as a 42-year-old and began a 12-year journey into the complex world of firearms in America. Having one foot outside and one inside gun culture allows him to speak with compassion across our paralyzing differences. Yamane’s timely and original book, Gun Curious, will be published in June 2024.

To order copies of the book, visit us at the store or call us at 828-586-9499. David will also sign copies at the conclusion of the event. 

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ISBN: 9781476695877
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Published: Exposit Books - June 15th, 2024

Order David Joy's Those We Thought We Knew

David Joy's highly-anticipated fifth novel, Those We Thought We Knew, was published on Tuesday, August 1, 2023. Order now to reserve signed copies by the author. Paperback copies will be available beginning August 27, 2024.



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ISBN: 9780525536918
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 1st, 2023

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ISBN: 9780525536932
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 27th, 2024

City Lights Bookstore T-Shirt


Support the bookstore, buy our t-shirts!  The initial print-run is limited to white and burnt orange on a soft, black cotton shirt. 

We're tickled to have connected with Macon County artist, Matt Gauck who created the "reading by lightning bug" drawing to highlight the southern Appalachian setting of this City Lights Bookstore.

Price: $25.00

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