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Very enjoyable selection of Beat literature. Not only do you get a sampling of their writing, but also background information on how they lived through some personal essays. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Torino
This is an excellent compilation. I know Ms. Charters from a previous work of hers, a biography of Jack Kerouac, and she is eminently qualified to write such a book. Read morePublished on November 25, 2013 by francis lemfield
I needed this book for a Beat literature and religion course dealing with Buddhism and a few others. Read morePublished on June 8, 2013 by Alex Chavez
Yes this is worth the read. If you want to know about the "Beat" writers or should I say poets because most of the are poets. This book is the place to begin.Published on May 16, 2013 by nicole
This didn't do much for my impression of the Beatniks, whom I now regard as a collection of over-privileged reactionaries with no serious investment in a social transformation of... Read morePublished on May 3, 2013 by Ryan Mease
Great read. Some of my favorite authors and selections. Many that I did not know. Prompt delivery . Arrived in great condition, as promissedPublished on March 18, 2013 by C. Vandersluis
defined a generation.Howl , by Alan Ginsberg, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, and other works by this motley crew influences literature, painting , religion and politics even to this... Read morePublished on March 14, 2013 by midge walker
a lot of "must read authors" and some great lesser knowns. weather your a die hard beat reader or just dipping your toes, a nice collections.Published on December 25, 2012 by dravier