Censorship, HOWL, and City Lights of San Francisco by Aisling Twomey
This article has been published on the Book Riot website. It begins:
I recently found myself in San Francisco for a few days. I hadn’t been to the city before and didn’t have too much time for exploring; I was willing to forego my usual exploration of bookshops, but in the end my heart was drawn to one: City Lights, a bastion of literary freedom since its foundation in 1953.