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“Rivers Dreaming Me”

On March 24th, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 years old. Ferlinghetti’s life includes a vast compendium of accomplishments, none greater or more profound than his founding of the famed City … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

New Bukowski, Keith Gessen’s A Terrible Country, Gregory Crouch’s The Bonanza King

THE MATHEMATICS OF THE BREATH AND THE WAY. Charles Bukowski. CITY LIGHTS. This new Bukowski just released by City Lights is a real treat, featuring a collection of previously unpublished stories, columns, critical … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Spying On Democracy

SPYING ON DEMOCRACY. Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance. Heidi Boghosian. City Lights Books. At first glance, this book appears like it was written in response to former CIA … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

City Lights Turns 60!

City Lights, located at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Broadway in San Francisco’s famed North Beach district, is a seminal bookstore. Founded in 1953 via a partnership between poet … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment
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