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New York Interviews: First Thoughts
By Richard Marranca
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction
New York Interviews: First Thoughts is a wise and exciting collection of interviews from a variety of artists and writers, scholars and scientists – people such as Jane Goodall (chimp-human connection), Huston Smith (world religion), Allen Ginsberg (creativity and Buddhism), Salima Ikram (mummies), James Carse (Gnostic Gospels), E. L. Doctorow (history and fiction) and many others.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
By Robert Crayola
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
The Fun of Speaking English: Selected Poems
By Dorothea Grossman
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction
Before her death in May of 2012, Dorothea Grossman wrote: “I like to think my poems are honest and that they connect me with my fellow mammals in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and comforting. If they retain an air of mystery/humor, so much the better.” The late Allen Ginsberg called her poetry, “clear, odd, personal, funny or wild-weird, curious and lucid.”
The Real On the Road: A History of Writers of the Beats Movement
By HistoryCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction
You've read their books. Now dig deeper into beatnik culture with this history of beat generation writers. This book follows the earliest days of the movement and traces it until it's end. Along the way you'll learn tidbits about all the writers (from Ginsberg to Kerouac). The book also includes recommendations for what authors to read.
THƠ ALLEN GINSBERG
By Hoàng Hưng
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Vietnamese. Published: August 25, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction
THƠ ALLEN GINSBERG Dịch tiếng Việt: Hoàng Hưng, Hoàng Ngọc Biên, Phạm Xuân Nguyên Chủ biên: Hoàng Hưng Copyright 2012 Hoàng Hưng Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-4524-4119-1
The Beat Killer: A Biography of Beat Writer Lucien Carr and Riverside Park Murder
By BookCaps
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Lucien Carr is rarely, if ever, mentioned in the same breath as the more famous poets and authors of the Beat Generation such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, or William Burroughs. The Beats were known for views and work that was considered very radical in the 1940s, 1950s, and into the 1960s. For some, this work was shocking, for others it was freeing and inspired a new generation of writers.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
American Hipster
By Hilary Holladay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction
The first biography of the hustler/junkie/writer who turned the Beats on to the drugs, sex, and postwar counterculture that shaped their writing and radicalized American literature.