New Edition of Kerouac Bio

Centennial Edition of Ground-breaking Kerouac Bio to be Published   When Memory Babe first appeared from Grove Press in 1983, Library Journal wrote: “To call this book the definitive Kerouac biography is an understatement … [it is] all-inclusive and richly detailed. The reader’s immersion in Kerouac’s thoughts, moves, and mess-ups is so total that one… Continue reading New Edition of Kerouac Bio

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Beat Scrapbook

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“Hap,” by Thomas Hardy

“. . .And dicing Time for gladness casts a moan. . . These purblind Doomsters had as readily strownBlisses about my pilgrimage as pain.” To the Editor (New York Times): It’s clear in context that “had” means “might have.” The poet isn’t saying that chance and time did offer blisses along with pain. He’s saying… Continue reading “Hap,” by Thomas Hardy

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BEAT Scrapbook, by Gerald Nicosia (coolgrove press)

BEAT SCRAPBOOK COMING –NOVEMBER 15th! Read the review by Jim Feast inSensitive Skin “Gerald Nicosia has dedicated all his nonfiction books to describing those who, through whatever means, fought for the underdogs. His biography of Kerouac, the finest we have, Memory Babe, describes how the Beat author, himself from the lower class, in all his writings… Continue reading BEAT Scrapbook, by Gerald Nicosia (coolgrove press)

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