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Kerouac’s Inspiration

“There’ll be no editing. This book was dictated by the Holy Ghost.” –Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) to his publisher after completing the first draft of On the Road (1951). Kerouac’s mugshot for the United States Naval Reserve in 1943 (eight years … Continue reading

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A Quote for Evening

Jack Kerouac talks to us from beneath the cool night soil of New England: “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything … Continue reading

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