City Lights Books Says Smash Your Kindle

This is the current City Lights Books catalog. As you can see, it depicts a kind of Kindle graveyard. “Smash your Kindle,” City Lights seems to say, “we publish books in print.”

Is City Lights, the maverick publishing house founded by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti in the 1950s, against eBooks? So it appears. Or at least they’re holding out a while longer. Though who wouldn’t love to get a copy of Howl on their Kindle?

City Lights publishes many wonderful books, nonetheless, even if you do have to read them on paper.



Publish date: May 17, 2010 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/city-lights-books-says-smash-your-kindle/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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