Posts Tagged: On the Road


Conversations with Literary Ex-Cons: Jack Gantos


Jack Gantos discusses the sense of “delusional invincibility” he had in 1970s New York that led him to prison—and then on to a career as an award-winning children’s book author. ...more

Beat-Era Collection Up for Auction in San Francisco


If you’re a fan of the Beats, you’ll want to check out the hundreds of books and other objects up for auction in San Francisco this Thursday.

Featured items include a copy of On the Road signed by Neal Cassady (“the model for the Dean Moriarty character”) and a first-edition hardcover copy of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test autographed by its author Tom Wolfe and forty-five other ’60s counterculture luminaries.