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Old Thoughts on Jack Kerouac

Links: The Jack Kerouac house in Orlando Thanks, Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac out of the cannon? Kerouac: Life is too sweet to waste on self-propaganda NPR: Jack Kerouac’s On the Road NYT—Featured Author: Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac and The Grave Fault Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011 James Ament Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share [...]

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Frank Wilson‘s excellent essay, Jack Kerouac’s sound of America. As I’ve said before, I always liked The Dharma Bums.   Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011 James AmentAcknowledgements: http://booksinq.blogspot.com/2011/03/ more… Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a [...]

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Top 10 Travel Novels

Found here, with the full text below. I am pleased that numbers 8, 2, and 1 are on the list because I read them and liked all three.  I reviewed number 1 here. And I read another of Donald Miller‘s books, Blue Like Jazz but not the one listed at number 10. But isn’t Peter Matthiessen’s, [...]

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Found via Frank Wilson at Books, INQ., is this bookforum.com article, called, “Arrested Development, the incredible shrinking legacy of a 1960′s culture hero.” I am not familiar with the subject of the piece, Paul Goodman, probably because I was not interested in “a bisexualist, a poverty cultist, an anarchist,” as William Buckley once introduced Mr. [...]

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Top 40 Bad Books

“Richard Ford once said that it takes as much effort to produce a bad book as a good book.”

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