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Beat Scene No. 21

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1994. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage late 1994 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features a supplementary discography of recordings by William S. Burroughs (filling in some items missing from a previous issue); articles on Jane Bowles, Neal Cassady (by Ring), Jack Kerouac & others; a 1975 interview with the elusive writer-WSB collaborator Sinclair... Item #2074

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Beat Scene, No. 24

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1996. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage early 1996 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy interview of Ann Charters, pioneering biographer & editor of the works of Jack Kerouac; a long, comprehensive article by Kerouac biographer Gerald Nicosia on Jan Kerouac's disputes with her father's estate as controlled by his in-laws; a.... Item #2075

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Beat Scene, No. 25

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, August 1996. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage mid-1996 number of the magazine-format literary journal published & edited by Kevin Ring in the UK features the transcript of a telephone interview of William S. Burroughs conducted by Ron Whitehead on June 19, 1996, slightly over a year before his death. Also, the final interview of Jan Kerouac, Jack's bedeviled daughter, conducted by Todd Bauer... Item #2076

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Beat Scene, No. 25
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Beat Scene No. 28

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1997. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 1997 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy section of tributes to Allen Ginsberg, who died that year, by Jim Burns, Michael McClure, Ring, Ron Whitehead & others. Also an interview with photographer Larry Keenan conducted by Ring, illustrated with images of some of Keenan's classic... Item #2090

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Beat Scene No. 31

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1998. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage 1998 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an excerpt from Keith Abbott's memoir of Richard Brautigan, Downstream from Trout Fishing in America, along with an article about the circumstances of Brautigan's suicide in 1984 by Ring. Also, a very lengthy & informative article by Jay Jones on... Item #2089

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Beat Scene No. 31
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Beat Scene No. 30, April 1998

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 1998. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features a lengthy article-tribute to the great Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, publisher & proprietor of the iconic City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco by Jim Burns; memorial tributes to Kathy Acker & Jack Micheline, both of whom died shortly before the publication of... Item #2088

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Beat Scene No. 30, April 1998
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Thoughts

San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1976. First Printing. Softcover. A compendium of excerpts from speeches, press conferences, etc. by California Governor Edmond G. (Jerry) Brown, Jr. from early in his first term. Published by City Lights Books, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's iconic imprint which produced Allen Ginsberg's Howl & so many other Beat Generation classics. Now serving again, Brown was a most iconoclastic political & cultural figure during his first tenure... Item #2077

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Thoughts
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New Blood Magazine 10

Boulder, CO: New Blood Press, 1983. First Printing. Softcover. This July 1983 number of the literary journal/zine features a lengthy poem by the legendary Beat-cult author Charles Bukowski, The Pelicans. Also, a review of the LP recording Allen Ginsberg with Still Life; a memorial acknowledgment of the death that year of poet Ted Berrigan on inside front cover, with reproduction of a photograph of Berrigan by Louis Cartwright; many other... Item #2078

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William S. Burroughs: Le genie Empoisonne

Monaco: Editions du Rocher, 1992. First Printing. Softcover. A French-language biographical study of William S. Burroughs. The title translates to "William S. Burroughs: The Poisoned Genius (or "The Genius of Poison"?). Large-format softcover original, first printing (April 1992). On the front endpaper, the author has hand-signed his first name with a greeting, in French. With bibliography, discography & (as is customary with French editions) table of contents in rear. Text... Item #2059

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William S. Burroughs: Le genie Empoisonne
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Caliban 2

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. The second issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring the poem Don't Ask by Philip Levine, the just-deceased acclaimed Michigan-born poet. At Levine's contribution, there is a loose folded page from the November 23, 1987 issue of The New Yorker magazine, with Levine's poem Above The World on one entire side. Also contributions... Item #2079

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Caliban 3

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. The third issue of the literary Journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring poetry & prose by Robert Bly, French surrealist Rene Crevel, Tess Gallagher, Gerard Malanga, Michael McClure, Thomas McGrath & many others. Also a portfolio of black & white photographs of the Kassel Documenta 8 art exhibit in (then West-) Germany, as well as a.... Item #2080

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Caliban 5

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1988. First Printing. Softcover. The fifth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring a poem by acclaimed Michigan poet Clayton Eshleman (Re: Closure); another by Jim Harrison (Counting Birds); a prose excerpt from Maxine Hong Kingston's Tripmaster Monkey- His Fake Book; Eighth Gematria: Things by Jerome Rothenberg, a most interestingly structured poem like a series of haikus;... Item #2082

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Caliban 7

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1989. First Printing. Softcover. The seventh issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring two poems by Beat-&-beyond legend Ira Cohen (1935-2011), a portfolio of black & white images of Cohen's surreal treated photographs entitled From the Mylar Chamber, & a color reproduction of another Cohen photograph on front cover. Also a poem & correspondence to the journal... Item #2083

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Caliban 9

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1990. First Printing. Softcover. The ninth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring two works by the noted Michigan poet Diane Wakoski, Dogs & Media, The New Sorceress (the latter dedicated to Robert Creeley). With contributions of poetry by Wanda Coleman, Stephen Radcliffe & many others. Also a portfolio of black & white reproductions of artworks by... Item #2084

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Caliban 10

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1991. First Printing. Softcover. The tenth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring one of the earliest appearances in print of the acclaimed Native American writer Sherman Alexie, six poems & prose-poems including Tattoo Tears, consisting of fourteen numbered sentences & paragraphs. Also contributions of poems by John M. Bennett, Gene Frumkin & many more; prose including... Item #2085

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Caliban 11

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1992. First Printing. Softcover. The eleventh issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring a short story by novelist-memoirist Clifford Chase (The American Baby); three poems by Cheryl Gilbert; a three-part short story/memoir by Douglas Gunn (Police Brutality); four numbered poems by Michigan writer-artist Janet Kauffman; a poem by Ted Lardner (Eating Magic Mushrooms at Wayne's House); four... Item #2086

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Caliban 12

Ann Arbor, MI: Caliban, 1993. First Printing. Softcover. The twelfth issue of the literary journal printed in Ann Arbor during 1986-1995, revived online since 2010. Featuring three poems by the late Beat-&-beyond legend Ira Cohen, including Ransom Note for Brion Gysin, referring to the great writer-artist & key collaborator with William S. Burroughs. With contributions by David gilbert; the recently deceased acclaimed, prolific writer-critic-playwright Robert Peters (an excerpt from How... Item #2087

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Working Papers: Selected Essays and Reviews by Hayden Carter

Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. "For three decades Hayden Carruth has been one of America's most intelligent and significant poets and critics. The essays and reviews in this book are a selective representation of his critical writing."(from front flap) A mid-career compilation of the critical writings of Hayden Carruth (1921-2008), who was himself an acclaimed, prolific poet. Culled from literary journals & magazine appearances. The... Item #2091

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Working Papers: Selected Essays and Reviews by Hayden Carter
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Postcard with Drawing of Neal Cassady by Carolyn Cassady

California, PA: Arthur & Kit Knight, 1976. First Printing. Single Sheet. An original postcard with a very well-printed reproduction of Carolyn Cassady's drawing of her husband, Beat-&-beyond icon Neal Cassady, gracing the whole front surface. Signed & dated 1951 at lower left corner, the drawing depicts Neal typing, seated in loose-fitting pajamas. Issued in 1976 as part of The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual series by Arthur Knight (1937-2012) &... Item #2096

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Postcard with Drawing of Neal Cassady by Carolyn Cassady
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Heart Beat

New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1978. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Carolyn Cassady's memoir of her life with Neal Cassady & Jack Kerouac, "...an excerpt from a work in progress tentatively entitled The Third Word" as noted in the copyright page. The work-in-progress referred to was ultimately published as Off The Road: My Years with Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg in 1990. This is the mass-market format softcover edition published in 1978... Item #2092

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Heart Beat
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Off the Road: My Years with Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg

New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1990. Uncorrected Bound Galleys. Softcover. These are the uncorrected bound galleys of Carolyn Cassady's acclaimed, now classic memoir about her life as the wife of Beat Generation icon Neal Cassady, & the mother of their children. Allen Ginsberg & of course Jack Kerouac figure prominently in her story. A very interesting, & sobering, perspective from being left behind while Neal & Jack... Item #2093

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Off the Road: My Years with Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg
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Spit in the Ocean, No. 6: "The Cassady Issue"

Pleasant Hill, OR: Ken Kesey, 1981. First Printing. Softcover. As described on the inside back cover, Spit in the Ocean "...is a seven-issue literary journal published intermittently at no set date. Each issue features a different editor and different theme. All seven contain a chapter of Ken Kesey's new novel: Seven Prayers by Grandma Whittier." This is the sixth issue, dedicated to Neal Cassady & published by Ken Kesey, the... Item #2094

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Spit in the Ocean, No. 6: "The Cassady Issue"
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The Centennial Review, Vol. XXIX, No. 4, Fall 1985

East Lansing, MI: College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University, 1985. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the scholarly literary journal published by Michigan State University's College of Arts and Letters features an article on Gertrude Stein as an opera librettist by Paul Cohen; another on Dashiell Hammett's social vision by Robert Shulman; poetry by Virgil Davis, Lyn Lifshin, Rick Lott & others; reviews including one by Michigan poet... Item #2098

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The Centennial Review, Vol. XXIX, No. 4, Fall 1985
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Olson/Melville: A Study in Affinity

Berkeley, CA: Oyez, 1968. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. An early work by Ann Charters, who would go on to publish the first major critical biography of Jack Kerouac. Charters compares the lives & works of Herman Melville & Charles Olson (1910-1970), the great Beat generation-Black Mountain School poet. Though separated by a century, there was a significant affinity between the American canonical author of Moby Dick & Olson, as Charters... Item #2100

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Heroes of the Prize Ring: Poems by Samuel Charters

New York, NY: Portents, 1964. First Printing. Softcover. A very early volume of poetry by Sam Charters, blues & jazz historian, musician, poet & husband of Ann Charters, the Beat Generation authority & pioneering biographer of Jack Kerouac. Each poem is named after an actual historic prize fighter &/or fight ("Sonny Liston, against Cassius Clay," etc.) With reproductions of old boxing illustrations & engravings, including on front cover. An attractively... Item #2103

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