Tag Archives: Patti Smith

Live from Ralph Nader’s “Breaking Through Power” Event in D.C.

By Greg Ruggiero Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending Ralph Nader’s 4-day gathering on the importance of mounting a civic insurgency to bring corporate power under greater public control. Staged in Washington D.C.’s historic Constitution Hall, Nader … Continue reading

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Rad Women Read Rad American Women A-Z: Anisse Gross Reads “P Is for Patti Smith”

This week on the “Rad Women read Rad American Women A-Z” video series: we filmed Anisse Gross reading an entry about one of her longtime idols, Patti Smith. Anisse speaks about what kept her pursuing her dream of becoming a writer despite criticism … Continue reading

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City Lights Bookstore Monthly Bestsellers List

Don’t know what to read? We always have a recommendation or two for you. And so do our customers. Here’s the top ten list of books people have been compelled to pick up from us this month. You may find … 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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