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Yes to Dada in Destruction Was My Beatrice June 30, 2015: In the NYT Sunday Book Review, Andrei Codrescu reviews modernist scholar Jed Rasula’s history of Dada, Destruction Was My Beatrice (City Lights Books, 2015). “’The true dadas are [...] by

Elaine Kahn’s Women in Public Reviewed at Entropy June 17, 2015: At Entropy Alexandra Wuest reviews Elaine Kahn’s Women in Public, the most recent installment in City Lights’s Spotlight Series. Wuest dives in from the outset, sticking the brass tacks [...] by

Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Have a Very Good Year June 12, 2015: At NPR: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, at age 96, “isn’t done yet.” “Today, he’s still co-owner of City Lights, one of the most celebrated independent book stores in America. [...] by

T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (10) April 29, 2015: Last Friday afternoon in San Francisco I left our place on Ellis walking north up Larkin and took a right on Broadway east through the tunnel to City Lights Books on Columbus in North Beach. I [...] by

RIP Richard O. Moore March 26, 2015: From Garrett Caples at the City Lights blog, we learned the very sad news today of the death of Richard O. Moore at the age of 95. Moore was a pioneering television broadcaster with a long-time [...] by

SERPENT POWER: City Lights Looks Forward to David Meltzer’s Two-Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook February 23, 2015: At City Light’s blog, Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, Ryan Haas guides readers through the David Meltzer archives, from Meltzer’s iconic 1960s band, The Serpent Power, to his newly [...] by

‘The Ranks of Mediocrity Run Deep:’ Julien Poirier at City Lights Blog December 12, 2014: On a nightly basis, residents in Oakland, Berkeley, and beyond have been protesting a wave of violence inflicted by police officers on young, African-American men. At the City Lights Publishers blog, [...] by

Thousand Times Broken: Gillian Conoley on the Works of Henri Michaux November 18, 2014: Henri Michaux (1899–1984) was a Belgian writer and artist (later a French citizen) of startling originality. Associated with the surrealists, he charted an independent path into the unknown, [...] by

Diane di Prima at City Lights November 12, 2014: At City Lights Books (the blog) Diane di Prima speaks about her newest collection of poems, The Poetry Deal, out now from City Lights (the publisher). Her last collection of poems published by City [...] by

The Drawings of the Broken Poem: On Henrix Michaux October 22, 2014: Gillian Conoley’s translation of Henri Michaux’s Thousand Times Broken (City Lights Books 2014) has been reviewed by Ron Slate at On the Seawall. Noting that “[i]n 1955, determined [...] by