New York, NY: Atheneum, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. "At twenty-six Joyce Glassman has written a strong, mature novel. In Miss Glassman's own words, "This is a novel about a young girl in the process of becoming a human being. Susan wants to break through a wall of glass she feels shutting herself off from others. She wants to feel, to experience, to stop being an onlooker." The action in Come.....[Item #4344]
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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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]
New York, NY: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1931; 1938. First Edition, Second Printing; First Edition. Hardcovers. One of two volumes signed by author Clara Clemens, daughter of Mark Twain. "Twenty long years have passed since my father was laid in the ground, yet had these years been only days the memory of that tragic event could not be more vivid. In the lovely month of April- month of soft green.....[Item #4216]
Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2020. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. "In early May 1993, I got a call from Michael Wenger at San Francisco Zen Center. He told me that Philip Whalen needed someone to help him perform daily tasks, answer mail, take him shopping, and so on. I had reservations because my life is in a state of upheaval...I went to visit Philip in his room at.....[Item #4348]