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Selections from The Beats Abroad by Bill Morgan

The Beats Abroad: A Global Guide to the Beat Generation presents the fourth installment in Bill Morgan’s Beat Guidebooks, this time chronicling the travels of America’s greatest countercultures’ many international visits. While the Beat Generation claims its roots in New … Continue reading

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The City Lights Books of Jack Kerouac

Most people think of Jack Kerouac as a novelist – and rightly so. His era-definingĀ On the Road, foremost among a score of his other novels, is still in print after nearly sixty years and has become shorthand for the literary … Continue reading

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City Lights at 60: City Lights Conference in North Dakota, 1974

Maybe you missed this press release from the University of North Dakota in 2011- long and short of it; you can watch the above poets reading on streaming video at this link… “Recently discovered and newly digitized versions of never-before-released … Continue reading

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Videos: Gary Snyder & Friends Celebrating Lew Welch’s “Ring of Bone”

Last month Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Peter Coyote, Jerry Martien, Steve Sanfield, Tom Killion, and Huey Lewis celebrated the release of the new edition of Ring of Bone, the pivotal work of Beat-era icon, and close friend of … Continue reading

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Event: A Celebration of Lew Welch’s Ring of Bone

Guard the Mysteries! Constantly reveal Them!   Last week Gary Snyder rallied his friends to celebrate the new edition of Ring of Bone, the pivotal work of Beat-era icon, and close friend of Snyder’s, Lew Welch. He brought Joanne Kyger, … Continue reading

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