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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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
Patti Smith – Feedback and Poetry The heroic Patti Smith!
Astragal – Albertine Sarrazin When published in the 1960s this book made a star out of its author, and it’s not hard to see why. Sarrazin, a Moroccan orphan drawn to the low life, was referred to in the French … Continue reading
Just Kids illuminates the impressive lover of literature that Patti Smith is. Her memoir will be of particular interest to City Lights enthusiasts as she is our quintessential reader, a fan of the Surrealists, European philosophers, poets, and novelists, and … Continue reading
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
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