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5 Questions with Keith P. Feldman

This Tuesday at City Lights, Keith P. Feldman is at the bookstore celebrating and discussing his new book, A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America from University of Minnesota Press. Feldman’s new book brings a new, deeply … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Violence of Organized Forgetting by Henry A. Giroux

In The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America’s Disamignation Machine, the newest book published by City Lights, Henry A. Giroux explores the intersections of political power, popular culture, and new methods of social control. Giroux examines how neoliberal discourse … Continue reading

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Dumped Books: The Indiscriminate Mass Weeding of the San Francisco Public Library

Related to banning and censorship, and a dark moment in San Francisco history, is the infamous weeding (dumping) of over 200,000 books from the San Francisco Public Library’s collection in the late 80s and early 90’s. Nicholson Baker chronicled the … Continue reading

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