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Beat Books 2019

In recent years, there has been a flurry of new beat books published about the writers and artists of the…

2 years ago

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Turns 100

Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born in New York one hundred years ago today - 24th March, 1919. After a difficult childhood…

2 years ago

Tyrannus Trump

For my birthday twin, Lawrence Ferlinghetti—I treasure the copy of your Tyrannus Nix? that you signed for me on one…

2 years ago

Sixty Years After the Six Gallery Reading

October 7th, 1955, was arguably one of the most important dates in American literature. On that date, in a “run…

5 years ago

Lawrence and Me

Clearing out the garage Going through mountains of books Nooks and nooks of books Old English lit books New York…

7 years ago

The Beat Rap Sheet

But yet, but yet, woe, woe unto those who think that the Beat Generation means crime, delinquency, immorality, amorality ...…

8 years ago

The City Lights Bookstore: the Beatnik’s Mecca

There are few places around the globe that fully encompass all things Beat Generation in the same way as the…

9 years ago

Death Within a Chrysalis

At the turn of the 1960s, Jack Kerouac found himself in a profound state of limbo, the climax of an…

9 years ago

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Tribute

On October 2nd, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and his Beat bookstore and publisher, City Lights, will receive Litquake's 2010 Barbary Award at…

10 years ago

The Beat Generation and Travel

A short except from Issue Six.

11 years ago

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