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Paul Yamazaki on the Important, Joyous Work of Running an Independent Bookstore

Seminary Co-op booksellers and friends have held a number of conversations with legendary bookseller Paul Yamazaki throughout the past two years, in the intoxicating stacks of City Lights, perambulating the streets of San Francisco, and over whiskey tumblers deep into the night. With Paul we’ve... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-19 08:59:44 UTC ]
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Poet Detained in Gaza Is Released, Publisher Confirms

After Mosab Abu Toha was detained by the Israeli Defense Forces on November 19, organizations including PEN International and his publisher, City Lights, called for his protection and release. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award

For more than 50 years a bookseller at City Lights, San Francisco's Paul Yamazaki is the National Book Foundation's Literarian Award winner. The post US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-06 22:16:49 UTC ]
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The quintessential California bookseller behind City Lights gets his moment

Van Nuys native Paul Yamazaki, a longtime veteran of San Francisco landmark City Lights, will receive a lifetime honor at the National Book Awards next month. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-09-06 14:00:49 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary

Poet whose outlook spanned anarchism, ecology and small business, as founder of the City Lights Bookstore in San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, artist, activist and founder of San Francisco’s famous City Lights Bookstore, who has died aged 101 of interstitial lung disease, was the least... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-23 22:42:13 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, literary citadel of San Francisco, dies at 101

The acclaimed poet was longtime proprietor of City Lights, the San Francisco bookstore and avant-garde publishing house that catapulted the Beat Generation to fame. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-23 06:26:33 UTC ]
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