Ferlinghetti borrowed the title of this collection from Henry Miller to describe the way he felt about the poems when he wrote them, as “a kind of circus of the soul.”
In this third collection of his works, Ferlinghetti tackles global adventures and dark subjects with his distinctive prose.
Written in the aftermath of the assassinations of San Francisco mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, this pamphlet is a rare real-life treasure.
This collection of poetry Ferlinghetti wrote between 1955 and 1993 includes previously unpublished works.
Written 40 years after A Coney Island of the Mind, this sequel to Ferlinghetti’s most famous collection contains 101 poems, including reflections on pre-Beat poets and the genre’s modern practitioners.
This classic collection of Ferlinghetti’s early work includes many of his best-known poems.
This collection of observations, reflections, and advice begins in the late 1950s and serves as a primer on the poet’s motivations and style.
At 99, Ferlinghetti penned this memoir packed with recollections of his childhood and career, political rants, humor, wordplay, and the energy of a talent a quarter his age.