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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and titan of the Beat era, dies at 101

Ferlinghetti was the co-founder of the legendary City Lights bookstore and a champion of Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-23 18:50:28 UTC ]
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Robert Pirsig obituary

Author of the 1970s cult bestseller Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceWhen, in 1968, Robert Pirsig, who has died aged 88, sent a synopsis and sample of his novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance to 122 publishers, only one showed any interest, and James Landis, the editor who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children really don't need a picture-book version of On the Road

Illustrated tales introducing youngsters to ‘iconic works of classic literature’ such as Jack Kerouac’s beatnik adventure are missing the pointMy daughter is five, and all for knowing about what her parents are up to. Her father was reading The Lord of the Rings on holiday last week, and she... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 11, 2014

This week, new Murakami, racial reassignment surgery, and looking for Jack Kerouac. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach

The British author discusses her novel 'The Pink Hotel,' set in L.A.It's almost like something out of a novel by Jack Kerouac: In 2008, Anna Stothard landed at what must have been the last scruffy hotel in Venice Beach, a dingy pink monolith at the end of the wild road trip she took after... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kerouac Heads To the iPad

Who says old books can't be made new again? Certainly not Penguin Classics, which is focused on revitalizing literature that has been available in print for decades and sometimes even centuries. For the imprint's first experimentation with apps, it has created an amplified edition of Jack... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin "amplifies" Kerouac classic

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 14:00 Penguin has released an iPad version of Jack Kerouac's legendary beat novel On the Road, which includes side by side comparisons of Kerouac's scroll draft and the final version. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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