Beat Scene No. 35. Paul Bowles, Richard Brautigan, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, Neeli Cherkovski, James Grauerholz, Leroi Jones, Jack Kerouac.

Beat Scene No. 35

Warwickshire, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2000. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This vintage early 2000 number of the magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK features excerpts from an interview with & a short memoir of Charles Bukowski by Italian journalists who made pilgrimages to the USA to meet with him, an article by Aaron Krumhansl on his bibliography of Bukowski, & more on the legendary writer, including color images of his grizzled visage on front cover & in situ at the racetrack on back cover. Also, an obituary of Paul Bowles, the great American expatriate writer who had just died in Tangier; articles & reviews on the lives & works of William S. Burroughs, poet-biographer & Bukowski associate Neeli Cherkovski, Leroi Jones during the Beat era before he became Amiri Baraka, Jack Kerouac & many more; an article by James Grauerholz, WSB's companion & foremost authority, on the inauthenticity of the film "Beat" which had just been released; & much more. With many photographs, including images of rare publications. Another rich, earlier issue in this collectible series that always lives up to its motto: "This is the Beat Generation." In very fine condition with only very tiny bumps at top & bottom of spine, top edge of front cover & upper right corner of same, otherwise mint inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #2144]

Price: $30.00