Nov 02, 2017

Free: Hours of Jack Kerouac Reading Beat Poems & Verse | Open Culture

Image by Tom Palumbo, via Wikimedia Commons A high school friend who paid me a visit last weekend said she still doesn't know whether reading Jack Kerouac saved or ruined her life. I, for one, could think of no higher praise for a writer. I believe she entered that dissolute Beat's literary whirlwind through the portal of a second-hand copy of his America-crisscrossing novel On the Road, as many...

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