NEW DIRECTIONS: 75th anniversary readings

[youtube_video width=399 height=233]New Directions[/youtube_video]

[ Tues Oct 11 11 ]

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of this storied publishing house, Litquake and City Lights Booksellers and Publishers organized readings by the following authors, with introductions, stories, and the like:

  1. Lawrence Ferlinghetti on New Directions
  2. Paul Yamazaki on New Directions
  3. Declan Spring on New Directions
  4. Yumiko Tsumura
  5. Willis Barnstone
  6. Michael McClure
  7. Denise Newman
  8. Michael Palmer
  9. Katherine Silver, translator of César Aira
  10. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  11. Nathaniel Tarn
  12. Susanna Nied translator of Inger Christensen
  13. Donald A. Yates [on the translation of Labyrinths]
  14. Donald A. Yates translator of Jorge Luis Borges

Above is the entire program. Click “Play” to watch all, “Next” to skip forward, or the small “Insert” screen (to the right of the video time) to see author thumbnails and watch them directly