Tag Archives: Lew Welch

Trailer: Big Sur, the Film

This month, playing at The San Francisco International Film Festival is Big Sur, a film based on the 1962 autobiographical novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The novel’s a classic, one that City Lights staff member Don calls, … Continue reading

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Videos: Gary Snyder & Friends Celebrating Lew Welch’s “Ring of Bone”

Last month Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Peter Coyote, Jerry Martien, Steve Sanfield, Tom Killion, and Huey Lewis celebrated the release of the new edition of Ring of Bone, the pivotal work of Beat-era icon, and close friend of … Continue reading

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The City Lights Monthly Bestsellers

1. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press) 2. The Sea is My Brother by Jack Kerouac (Da Capo) 3. Pablo Tac, Indigenous Scholar by Lisbeth Haas, Pablo Tac (Candlewick Press) 4. A Hologram for the King … Continue reading

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Event: A Celebration of Lew Welch’s Ring of Bone

Guard the Mysteries! Constantly reveal Them!   Last week Gary Snyder rallied his friends to celebrate the new edition of Ring of Bone, the pivotal work of Beat-era icon, and close friend of Snyder’s, Lew Welch. He brought Joanne Kyger, … Continue reading

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