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I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career, the Letters of Lawrence Ferlinghetti & Allen Ginsberg

A telegram reading, “I greet you at the beginning of a great career. When do I get the manuscript of Howl?” ┬ábegan the 42-year correspondence between Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg soon after the famed reading at the Six Gallery, … Continue reading

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This is not an e-mail: Excerpt from “The Yage Letters” by Allen Ginsberg & William S. Burroughs

from The Yage Letters Redux January 30 Hotel Niza, Pasto Dear Al, I took a bus to Cali because the autoferro was booked solid for days. Several times the cops shook down the bus and everybody on it. I had … Continue reading

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