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Charles Bukowski
“God knows I am not too hippy. Perhaps because I am too much around the hip and I fear fads for, like anybody else, I like something that tends to last.”
Charles Bukowski, More Notes of a Dirty Old Man: The Uncollected Columns

Audre Lorde
“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”
Audre Lorde

Angela Y. Davis
“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.”
Angela Davis

Frank O'Hara
“I am ashamed of my century, but I have to smile.”
Frank O'Hara, The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara

Allen Ginsberg
“Our heads are round so thought can change direction”
Allen Ginsberg

34733 Friends of City Lights — 525 members — last activity Oct 29, 2018 03:34AM
City Lights Books is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics.
3940 The Feminist Press — 348 members — last activity Jan 04, 2019 07:05AM
The Feminist Press is an independent nonprofit literary publisher that promotes freedom of expression and social justice. We aim to publish exciting w ...more
25350 THE JAMES MASON COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB — 6796 members — last activity 15 hours, 55 min ago
ALL GENRE COMMUNITY OF BOOK LOVERS-Perfect for those interested in good books of any genre, film and lively discussion!- from current fiction, thrille ...more
37905 National Book Critics Circle — 322 members — last activity May 04, 2021 06:29AM
The National Book Critics Circle honors outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism and literature.
72077 Love & Social Change — 4481 members — last activity Jun 11, 2021 11:14PM
We offer love, compassion & kindness to create a better world. The moderator proposes books by & about people who have done this profoundly...Martin L ...more
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