Researching, writing and teaching about the Beat Generation movement

Vol. 3, Issue 2 – August 2009 - The Beat Studies Association

Naked Lunch @ 50: Anniversary Essays. Eds. Oliver Harris and Ian Macfadyen, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Katharine Streip.

The Awakener: A Memoir of Kerouac and the Fifties. Helen Weaver. San Fransisco, California: City Lights Books, 2009. Reviewed by Jonah Raskin.

Jan Kerouac: A Life in Memory. Gerald Nicosia, Ed. Noodlebrain Press, Corete Madera, California, 2009.
Reviewed by Marc Olmsted.

What’s Your Road, Man? Critical Essays on Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. Edited by Hilary Holladay and Robert Holton. Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Nancy Grace.

The Beats: A Graphic History. Text by Harvey Pekar, et al. Art by Ed Piskor et al. Ed. Paul Buhle. New York, New York: Hill and Wang (2009).
Reviewed by Matt Theado.

Back on the Fire. Gary Snyder. Washington, D.C: Counterpoint, 2007.

Passage Through India: An Expanded and Illustrated Edition. Gary Synder. Berkeley, California: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2007; Counterpoint, 2009.
Reviewed by Tom Pynn.

Love, War, Fire, Wind: Looking Out from North America’s Skull (Poems). Eliot Katz. Drawings by William T. Ayton. Rhinebeck, New York: Narcissus Press, 2009.
Reviewed by Tony Trigilio.

Michael Stevens. “The Road to Interzone: Reading William S. Burroughs Reading”. Archer City, Texas: Suicide Press, 2009.