Reclaiming San Francisco
Reclaiming San Francisco
History, Politics, Culture

Edited by James Brook, Chris Carlsson, Nancy J. Peters


Nancy J. Peters

Nancy J. Peters is the former publisher of City Lights Books, co-author of Literary San Francisco and translator of Dreams of Dreams by Antonio Tabucchi.


Translation:
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Dreams of Dreams and the Last Three Days of Fernando Pessoa
Antonio Tabucchi
A City Lights / Italian Voices Book"Elaborately imagined...mini-catalog of great artists' dreams and the author's interpretation of the last three days in the life of Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa. Tabucchi's rich language and his magical-realist...






Edited by Nancy J. Peters

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The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia
Philip Lamantia, Garrett Caples, Andrew Joron, Nancy J. Peters
Many poets have contributed to the greatness of City Lights, but few more so than North Beach's own Philip Lamantia (1927-2005). Lamantia published his earliest work in avant-garde magazines when he was 15, then at 16 went to NYC to join the war-exiled Paris surrealists. Known as the foremost American surrealist, he also...



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Howl on Trial
The Battle for Free Expression
Bill Morgan, Nancy J. Peters
The inside story of the publication and defense of Howl in correspondence, documents and photographs.



Foreword by Nancy J. Peters

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Beat Atlas
A State by State Guide to the Beat Generation in America
Bill Morgan
The ultimate tour guide for those interested in the Beats and their travels "on the road."