Forthcoming Books from City Lights Publishers!

Here's a list of what we're working on now, and what we're planning for the immediate future. Take a look, tell your friends and sign up to receive an email alert to let you know as soon as they become available. When you place your order, you'll receive a 30% web-only discount.


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Poso Wells
Gabriela Alemán
Celebrated Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán's first work to appear in English: a noir, feminist eco-thriller in which venally corrupt politicians and greedy land speculators finally get their just comeuppance!
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Torn from the World
A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico
John Gibler
The real-life story of a Mexican guerilla fighter who was disappeared by the Mexican Army and miraculously escaped to tell the tale.
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Violence
Humans in Dark Times
Brad Evans, Natasha Lennard
Interviews with leading thinkers on the crisis of violence in contemporary politics, history, media, and culture.
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Impeaching the President
Past, Present, and Future
Alan Hirsch
FORTHCOMING FALL 2018: An historical look at the practice of impeachment, how it impacted the terms of Presidents Johnson, Nixon, and Clinton, and how it may affect Donald Trump.

"Lucid, balanced, and deeply informed. Anyone in search of a reasoned guide to the unreason of our current situation should read it."--Elizabeth Kolbert

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Retablos
Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
Octavio Solis
Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes—a memoir about growing up brown at the U.S./Mexico border.
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We the Resistance
Documenting a History of Nonviolent Protest in the United States
Michael G Long
A first-person history of nonviolent resistance in the U.S., from pre-Revolutionary America to the Trump years.
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Tosh
Growing Up in Wallace Berman's World
Tosh Berman
The triumphs and tragedies of growing up as the son of a famous Beat artist.
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Revolutionary Letters: Expanded Edition
Pocket Poets Series No. 27
Diane di Prima
Expanded edition of the City Lights classic of eco-feminist-Zen Beat poetry.
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Spring and Autumn Annals
Diane di Prima
Part elegy, part memoir, lyrical and unforgettable, a previously unpublished masterpiece from one of America's most important authors.
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Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of Utopia
A Graphic Biography
Nick Thorkelson, Paul Buhle, Andrew T. Lamas
The life, times, and work of Herbert Marcuse, one of the 20th century's most remarkable cultural figures.