Books written by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Pictures of the Gone World

November 1, 2015 | 48 pages
The volume that launched City Lights' iconic Pocket Poets Series, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's first collection of poems, in an anniversary edition.  More Info

I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career

June 2, 2015 | 212 pages
"Ginsberg's very first book, Howl And Other Poems was published by Ferlinghetti's City Lights Books in 1956 and it was followed by a dozen more before Allen's death in 1997. More than any other documents, the letters between these two literary giants -- intimate, opinionated, and action-packed --... More Info

I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career

City Lights Books | May 12, 2015 | 212 pages
One of the longest relationships between a publisher and a writer, documented in an intimate correspondence spanning their respective careers.  More Info

City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology

April 14, 2015 | 316 pages
A comprehensive selection from Ferlinghetti's famed City Lights Pocket Poets Series, published on the 60th anniversary of its founding.  More Info

Time of Useful Consciousness

New Directions | October 24, 2012 | 96 pages
Lawrence Ferlinghetti's first book since Poetry as Insurgent Art, a new call to action and a vivid picture of civilization moving towards its brink New Directions is proud to announce a riveting and galvanizing new book by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. At ninety-three, he shows more power than most any... More Info