UNC-Chapel Hill's Rare Book Collection is hosting an exhibition honoring anarchist poet and Beat publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti
, who graduated from Carolina in 1941, and founded San Francisco's City Lights Books, the nation's first all-paperback bookstore. City Lights published many controversial works, including Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems
and Ferlinghetti's A Coney Island of the Mind
, which by 1990 had become the bestselling book of poetry worldwide by a living U.S. author. The Rare Book Collection's exhibit comprises works published by City Lights over the past 45 years, and rare photographs capturing the important art, people and events of the Beat movement. The exhibit runs through the end of March. For details, call 962-1143.