Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2003. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers; Single Sheet. This vintage winter 2003 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features an interview with Aubrey Malone about his biography of Charles Bukowski, The Hunchback of East Hollywood, conducted by Ring; an article-review on a Bukowski documentary, Born Into This, directed by John Dullaghan; a delightful "open letter" from.....[Item #4098]
JUNE FEATURE: MARK TWAIN: Beacon to the Beat Generation
OUR CENTRAL FEATURE for this month of June 2021 is a selection of works by or about Samuel Langhorne Clemens a.k.a. Mark Twain (1835-1910), the beloved and astoundingly prolific quintessential American journalist, humorist & author.
We can truly assert that Mark Twain was a direct ancestor and inspiration to the Beat Generation that began to flourish a half-century after his death. In Twain's own restless and rebellious journeys, & those of his immortal characters (esp. Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn & the escaped slave Jim), he demolished convention & revealed the true nature of peoples & societies with his sharp wit & penetrating powers of observation.
PLUS...A Selection of Beat Gems! featuring works by GREGORY CORSO, FRED McDARRAH, WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, THE EVERGREEN REVIEW, LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI, JOYCE JOHNSON, ALLEN GINSBERG, JACK KEROUAC, GARY SNYDER, PHILIP WHALEN, LEW WELCH & MORE!
All on sale for 10-30% off for the Month of JUNE ONLY!
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n/p; Carmarthen, Wales; San Francisco, CA: Bootlegger/ Albion; Unicorn Bookshop; Grey Fox Press, 1973; 1976; 1993. Bootleg Edition; First Edition Thus; First Edition Thus, Second Printing. Stapled Wrappers; Unbound Sheets in Loose Wrappers; Softcover. "Old Angel Midnight is only the beginning of a lifelong work in multilingual sound, representing the haddal-da-babra of babbling world tongues coming in thru my window at midnight no matter where I live or what I'm.....[Item #4311]
London, England: Penguin Books Ltd., 2000; 2008. First Softcover Editions Thus, Later Printings. Softcovers. Both volumes signed by Carolyn Cassady, one also inscribed & dated. Jack Kerouac's On the Road, along with Allen Ginsberg's Howl & William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch, ignited the Beat Generation into a popular phenomenon that in turn paved the way for the seismic literary & cultural upheavals which culminated during the 1960s. Famously written on.....[Item #4379]