Books by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, founder of City Lights Booksellers and Publishers is best known as the author of his classic poetry collection, A Coney Island of the Mind, which has been translated into nine languages. In 1998 he was named Poet Laureate of San Francisco. He is also a prolific translator, editor, essayist and the author of a novel, Love in the Days of Rage.

Ferlinghetti's writing often reflects his views about politics and social issues of the time, and the artist's role in the world. Here is a complete listing of Ferlinghetti's currently available titles, including his most recent collection of poetry, Americus (New Directions, 2005).

Check back for updates on the progress of Ferlinghetti's forthcoming collection of poetry, soon to be published by New Directions.

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Starting from San Francisco
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
The poet's early travels in North America, South America, and Europe. Includes some psychedelia.
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Moscow in the Wilderness, Segovia in the Snow
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Broadside, Folded into an 8vo pamphlet. VERY GOOD+ on white paper, has some light toning around the edges. Single sheet, broadside poem.
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Her
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
"A surreal semiautobiographical blackbook record of a vagabond period in my life, in that mindless, timeless state most romantics pass through, confusing flesh madonnas with spiritual ones." – Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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Tentative Description of a Dinner Given to Promote the Impeachment of President Eisenhower
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Signed pamphlet by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. First read at the Poets' Follies in San Francisco on Sunday May 11, 1958. He had seen Nagasaki a few weeks after the atom bomb destroyed it. That experience changed his life. The Tentative Description is less about Eisenhower than about all Presidents since then and their inability to recognize the nuclear

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