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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City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
60th Anniversary Edition
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
A comprehensive selection from Ferlinghetti's famed City Lights Pocket Poets Series, published on the 60th anniversary of its founding.
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Disposable Futures
The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle
Brad Evans, Henry A. Giroux
A dazzling exploration of the seduction of violence and spectacle in politics, culture, entertainment and everyday life.
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On Time
Poems 2005 - 2013
Joanne Kyger
A major new collection from one of the most significant poets of the SF Renaissance.
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Women in Public
City Lights Spotlight No. 13
Elaine Kahn
City Lights Spotlight No. 13: Women in Public dismantles and reassembles the humor, absurdity, and often terror that inform our interactions with gender, sexuality, and amorous consumption.
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I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career
The Selected Correspondence of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, 1955-1997
Bill Morgan
One of the longest relationships between a publishers and a writer, documented in an intimate correspondence spanning their respective careers.
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Woman in Battle Dress
Antonio Benitez-Rojo
An epic, historical novel about a bold, transgressive woman whose life became the subject of Cuba's most sensational legal trial.
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The Bell Tolls for No One
Charles Bukowski, David Stephen Calonne
Previously uncollected pulp fiction by the 20th-century American master.
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Because We Say So
Noam Chomsky
Concise, forceful commentaries on US politics and global crises, from cyberwar and surveillance to the increasing urgency of climate change.
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Pedro Pietri: Selected Poetry
Pedro Pietri, Pedro Lopez Adorno, Juan Flores
A compelling and humorous collection of poems by the poet laureate of the Nuyorican Poets.



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