“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours… 325 more words
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It would be fair to say that the infamous Beat Generation are enjoying a mini renaissance, they seem to crop everywhere at the moment, not just cinematically in Howl and On The Road but in the interviews with Patti Smith, essays by James Franco and generally permeating contemporary youth culture. 1,050 more words
All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land.
Jack Kerouac - Letter to Ed White (5 July 1950)
The modest brick house at 5169 10th Ave. in St. Petersburg sits unnoticed by everyone but the beatniks of America. A huge tree weeps shiningly in the front yard. 272 more words