Researching, writing and teaching about the Beat Generation movement

Vol. 3, Issue 1 – January 2009 - The Beat Studies Association

And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac. New York: Grove Press, 2008. Reviewed by Fiona Paton.

A Coney Island of the Mind: Special 50th Anniversary Edition by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
New York: New Directions, 2008. Reviewed by Tom Pynn.

Poetry as Insurgent Art by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. New York: New Directions, 2007. Reviewed by Tom Pynn.

The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder edited by Bill Morgan.
Counterpoint: Berkeley, CA, 2008. Reviewed by Jonah Raskin.

Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of On the Road (They’re Not What You Think) by John Leland. New York: Viking Books (2007) and Penguin (2008). Reviewed by Tim Hunt.

The Road Story and the Rebel: Moving Through Film, Fiction, and Television by Katie Mills. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2006. Reviewed by Jennie Skerl.