New York, NY: Poet's Press, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover. This classic collection of stories from Beat Generation legend Herbert Huncke was published by Diane di Prima's "Poet's Press" in New York City in 1965. Di Prima was among the first to see the immense naturalistic talent of a writer like Huncke; his raw, gritty, unrelenting tales are replicated with an honesty that could be analogized to James Joyce's.....[Item #2953]
A Diane di Prima Memorial & More
This month at Third Mind Books, we honor the great Diane di Prima (1934-2020) with a diverse array of selections from her lifelong commitment to poetry. These include works of her own, as well as works by her many famous friends—some of which she published through her storied "Poet's Press" imprint ("Huncke's Journal" stands out, although there are many other publications that deserve recognition). In addition to these selections, we've included works by a panoply of friends-&-notables who Diane crossed paths with (and invariably influenced) during her groundbreaking, liberatory career & life in Letters.
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New York, NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Written by the dedicatee of O'Hara's "Lunch Poems," this is a resource unlike any other we have pertaining to the life of O'Hara. As the text on the front flap states, LeSeur lived with O'Hara for ten years from 1955-1965, the years in which O'Hara created the bulk of his major work. LeSeur's memoir is a "memoir,"--it's fueled by.....[Item #2931]