San Francisco, CA: Four Seasons Foundation / City Lights Books, 1964. Third Printing. Stapled Wrappers. Now here's some quintessential Olson--stylistic, admonishing, alluring yet borderline incomprehensible. This writer would argue that one has to consider Olson's letters--along with his famed, sprawling talk-a-thons--within the context of his amphetamine use. While I am aware that this is something footnoted and known about Olson--that his amphetamine use sometimes shaped his lectures and talks--I don't...[Item #3100]
America the Beat-iful!
Here at Third Mind Books, we decided to switch up the special and engage in the 4th-of-July Holiday spirit through featuring some of our favorite American Subversives who instinctually and emphatically understood (to quote Lawrence Ferlinghetti) that "...DISSENT IS NOT UN-AMERICAN."
We gathered a number of items that either directly refer to "America" or reflect our distinctly American tendency to exalt or defame any of the innumerable aspects of this Great Experiment that we see fit at a particular moment or time.
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