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Literary Tourism: San Francisco

I’m an Angeleno but I was born in Berkeley. Northern California is an old but distant friend with whom I ...

15 Phenomenal Bookish Ornaments

I’ve been ornament shopping lately, ladies and gentlemen, and I have found myself happily lingering in the bookish ornament section ...

12 Dead Authors You Should Follow On Twitter

In an effort to preserve and/or satirize the words of great authors of yesteryear, many have set up Twitter accounts ...

Jack Kerouac in His Own Words

Jack Kerouac’s most noted work, On the Road, was published on September 5, 1957.  The novel holds a spot on Modern ...

Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

“Ordinary mind includes eternal perceptions. Notice what you notice. Observe what’s vivid. Catch yourself thinking. Vividness is self-selecting. And remember ...

“Libraries Give Us Power Books Make Us Free”

It may come as no surprise that I’m a sucker for well-designed books and book art. Or that I’m quite ...

New Trailer for Film Adaptation of Kerouac’s BIG SUR

People are pretty excited about the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, but another one of his novels will ...

The ON THE ROAD Trailer Rundown

“Nobody knows what’s going to happen to anybody”: 2011 in Final Lines

To find a twitching sign of life in the idea that everyone has a book in them, consider how we ...

Amplified eBooks :: A Resounding “Yes Please!”

Are electronic amplified versions of books the next big thing in publishing? Are these going to flip up the skirts ...