Wednesday Postcard: San Francisco, California

Photo on postcard: L. Keenan

Bonjour! This week’s carte postale features the City Lights Booksellers & Publishers in San Francisco, California.

caption on the back of the postcard

“Founded in 1953 by poet, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Peter D. Martin, City Lights is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics.”

For more information:

A Short History of City Lights

Until the next Wednesday Postcard, à bientôt!


    1. Yes, it’s a must when visiting SF! In 1994, Mr. Thompson was quoted as saying, “I never would have become a writer were it not for On the Road (by Jack Kerouac).” If you’re interested, you might also want to visit the Beat Museum, which is a short walk away from City Lights 👍🏼

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