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4 Important Travel Destinations for the Beat Generation

The Beats were, in many ways, an international literary movement. Although in defining the Beat Generation, we tend to look…

4 years ago

Beat Transnationalism Event

On October 4th, Howl! Happening is holding a publication party for John Tytell's new book, Beat Transnationalism. - published by…

4 years ago

Early Praise for Beat Transnationalism

Next month, Beatdom Books will release John Tytell's collection of essays and letters, Beat Transnationalism. It can be pre-ordered on…

4 years ago

A Negative Score on the Happiness List: The Economics of Hustling in Bonnie Bremser’s For Love of Ray

Bonnie Bremser’s road book For Love of Ray gives a harrowing account of the effects of poverty on travellers. Poverty…

6 years ago

At the End of the Road: Jack Kerouac in Mexico

In 2013 I was asked to review a book called The Stray Bullet, about William S. Burroughs’ years in Mexico.…

6 years ago

On Bitch Magazine’s Response to Joan’s Death

One of our readers, Devin Fahey, recently posted a link to the Beatdom FB page. The link was to a…

7 years ago

The Stray Bullet: William S. Burroughs in Mexico

In 1995 a scholar named Jorge Garcia-Robles wrote a long essay about William S. Burroughs’ time in Mexico, partly based…

7 years ago

Tristessa: Heavengoing

by Paul Arendt   Jack Kerouac’s surroundings invariably affected his writing style. Narrator Leo Percepied’s voice in The Subterraneans reflected…

9 years ago

Visions of Vollmer

by David S. Wills In Issue Two of Beatdom, we ran a story about the women of the Beat Generation,…

12 years ago

Six Beat Tales

A few classic Beat Generation stories.

14 years ago

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