City Lights Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Explore the links on this page to see what City Lights booksellers have been enjoying lately, as well as a few of our old favorites. Please note: some of our selections may show hardcover editions for titles which are now available in paperback; check with us on older publications which might be available in paperback and/or as a used book currently on our shelves.

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City Lights Bookseller Favorites

Chris Wilcox

Eon Alden

Abbey Marsh

Kelly Morgan


Sara Day Hatton 

Rachel Cox

Ruth Anne Brown 

Sallie Hinkle

Marybeth Druzbik 


Shopcats: Cedric and Rowena

Cedric the Shop Cat


Booksellers Emeritus

Joyce Moore

Joyce Moore

Jessica Philyaw

Jessica Philyaw

Allen Moore   Allen Moore



Peggy Spilker 


Margaret Spilker 


Jenifer Ross 

Cole Sutton

Joy Robin Whitley

Robin Whitley


Emily Wilson

Jenn Harr

Vanessa Grant

Phoebe Juel

Jackie Palmer

Michael Redman

Bill Petrie

Cathy Arps

James Stewart-Payne

Gene Smith

  Great Shop Cats of Yore  


 Rowena birdwatching  


Miss Kitty's picks

Miss Kitty

Phoebe, Chris, Allen and Joyce love the novels of Patrick O'Brian


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