Published: March 20, 2012
Total Running Time: 00:04:20
City Lights is a bookstore in San Francisco, but it's a lot more than that. Founded by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti in 1953 as the first all-paperback bookstore, it is now a world-renowned literary landmark and a "beacon of what's possible." Get an inside look at this "kind of library where books are sold" through the eyes of Paul Yamazaki, a bookseller who's worked there since 1970, and will continue to work there, he says, until he's carried out "boots-up."