Kerouac on Kindle

Below is a list of all books by, about, or inspired by Jack Kerouac, available on Kindle, in the English language. Excluded are the numerous books erroneously tagged “jack kerouac”, containing no obvious or only brief references to Kerouac, in languages other than English, or audio books, all of which can be easily found with a simple Amazon search.


By Jack Kerouac


Beat Generation: The Lost Work link

Maggie Cassidy: Annotated link

Tristessa: Annotated link

The Unknown Kerouac: Rare, Unpublished, and Newly Translated Writings link


About Jack Kerouac


Amburn, Ellis, Subterranean Kerouac: The Hidden Life of Jack Kerouac link

Amran, David, Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac link

Anderson, Cliff, Free Beer: Kicks & Truth with Jack Kerouac & Other Strong Drinks link

Beckett, Larry, Beat Poetry link

Bierowski, Thomas R., Kerouac in Ecstasy: Shamanic Expression in the Writings link

BookCaps, On the Road: Study Guide (doesn’t contain actual text, just study aid) link

Charters, Ann, and Charters, Sam, Brother Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation link

Dittman, Michael J., Jack Kerouac: A Biography link

Fritz, James, The Real on the Road link

Garica-Robles, Jorge, At the End of the Road: Kerouac in Mexico link

Gifford, Barry, and Lee, Lawrence, Jack’s Book: An Oral Biography link

Hassett, Brian, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Jack Kerouac link

Hendrick, Michael, and Wills, David S., Beatdom #9 link

Hendrick, Michael, and Wills, David S., Beatdom #10 link

  • Many more issues of Beatdom available on Kindle – just search Amazon

Leland, John, Why Kerouac Matters: Lessons of On the Road link

Maher Jnr, Paul, Jack Kerouac’s American Journey: The Real Life Odyssey of On the Road link

Maher Jnr., Paul, Kerouac: His Life and Work link

McKee, Jenn, Jack Kerouac: Great Writers link

Melehy, Hassan, Kerouac: Language, Poetry and Territory link

Nicosia, Gerald, One and Only: The Untold Story of On the Road link

O’Joyce, Guillermo, Miller, Bukowski & their Enemies link

Ring, Kevin, Looking for His Hat… Essays on Kerouac link

Shuttleworth, Ciara, 4,500 Miles: Taking Jack Back on the Road link

Weaver, Helen, The Awakener: A Memoir of Jack Kerouac and the Fifties link


Inspired by Jack Kerouac


Connell, George, The Rise and Fall of the House of Chumley (or How Jack Kerouac Failed to Save the World) link

Dylan, Bob, Tarantula link

O’Brian, Robert, Jack Kerouac’s Confession: A Novel link

Lacher, Mike, On the Bro’d: A Parody of On the Road link

Nelson, Sea Lawler, On the Road to Bohemia link

Remick, Jack, The Deification link

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David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom literary journal and the author of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs the Weird Cult. He travels a lot and currently lectures in China. He also runs an ESL website. You can read more about and by David at his blog, or on Tumblr.

4 responses to Kerouac on Kindle

  1. Please alert us to any omissions.

  2. i thought a kindle was a group of kittens?
    how do i get the free beer?

  3. nevermind the beer part of that last comment. i saw the free beer tag and got excited. then i re-scanned the list and knew i had missed that title by cliff anderson.

  4. if this was edited, we would have three entries and have the top selection for kerouac on kindle…i mean we have it but we do not list issue 11 and the kerouac content within…i can only edit my own…

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