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Friday Staff Pick: Phillip Lamantia

Meadowlark West Phillip Lamantia  Meadowlark West is the final complete collection of poetry written by legendary surrealist and beat-era author, Philip Lamantia (1927-2005). It is, in many ways, his masterpiece. With its emphasis on Native American myths, ecology, and surrealism, … Continue reading

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City Lights at 60: When was the first time you visited City Lights? Manic D Press answers.

Jennifer Joseph, Jon Longhi & Phoebe Longhi sat in Ferlinghetti’s office at City Lights to answer the question: When was the first time you visited City Lights? Watch above and answer in the comments with your own story about your … Continue reading

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City Lights at 60: What was the first book you bought at City Lights? Oscar Villalon answers.

City Lights is 60! To celebrate, we’re sharing historical photos from our archives, videos from the literary community, and more on our blog — all leading up to our 60th anniversary party this summer! Following our birthday bash, we’re hosting … Continue reading

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