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Corso Preferred America

Scholar Glenn Sheldon puts Beat poet Gregory Corso on trial in his book, South of Our Selves: Mexico in the…

13 hours ago

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…

5 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.…

7 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…

8 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…

8 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…

10 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

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