THE BEATS

"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night, who poverty and tatters and hollow-eyed and high sat up smoking in the supernatural darkness of cold-water flats floating across the tops of cities..." - Allen Ginsberg, "Howl"

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  1. Factotum

    Factotum

    $16.99

    One of Charles Bukowski's best, this beer-soaked, deliciously degenerate novel follows the wanderings of aspiring writer Henry Chinaski across World War II-era America. Learn More
  2. The Essential Ginsberg

    Essential Ginsberg

    $17.99

    Featuring the legendary and groundbreaking poem “Howl,” this remarkable volume showcases a selection of Allen Ginsberg’s poems, songs, essays, letters, journals, and interviews and contains sixteen pages of his personal photographs. Learn More
  3. The Dharma Bums

    Dharma Bums

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    THE DHARMA BUMS relates the adventures of an ebullient group of Beatnik seekers in a free-wheeling exploration of Buddhism and the search for Truth. Learn More
  4. Desolation Angels

    Desolation Angels

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    With the publication of On the Road in 1957, Jack Kerouac became at once the spokesman and hero of the Beat Generation. Learn More
  5. The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses...

    Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills

    $15.99

    A collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  6. Dangling In The Tournefortia

    Dangling In The Tournefortia

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    A collection of Bukowski's longer, narrative poetry. Learn More
  7. Cities Of The Red Night

    Cities Of The Red Night

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    The first in a trilogy of Burroughs' apocalyptic vision of the future. Learn More
  8. Burning In Water Drowning In Flame

    Burning In Water Drowning In Flame

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    Selected poems: 1955 - 1973. Learn More
  9. Bone Palace Ballet

    Bone Palace Ballet

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    A posthumous collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  10. Big Sur (Penguin Ink ed.)

    Big Sur (Penguin Ink)

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    'Big Sur's humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a superior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative, a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplished - others crack up.' Learn More
  11. Betting On The Muse

    Betting On The Muse: Poems And Stories

    $17.99

    Betting on the Muse is a combination of hilarious poetry and stories. Charles Bukowski writes about the real life of a working man and all that comes with it. Learn More
  12. The Bell Tolls for No One

    Bell Tolls for No One

    $14.95

    From the self-illustrated, unpublished work written in 1947 to hardboiled contributions to 1980s adult magazines, The Bells Tolls for No One presents the entire range of Bukowski's talent as a short story writer, from straight-up genre stories to postmodern blurring of fact and fiction. Learn More
  13. The Beats: A Graphic History

    Beats: A Graphic History

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    In The Beats: A Graphic History, those who were mad to live come back to life through artwork as pulsatingly vibrant as the movement itself. Told by Harvey Pekar and his frequent artistic collaborator Ed Piskor, and by a range of artists and writers, including feminist comic creator Trina Robbins and MAD Magazine artist Peter Kuper, The Beats takes us on a wild tour. Learn More
  14. The Beats Abroad

    Beats Abroad: A Global Guide to the Beat Generation

    $16.95

    The Beat Generation is one of the great homegrown countercultures of the United States, but in fact its writers traveled widely and most of them lived abroad for periods of time. Their travels were a vital source of inspiration, and in turn they inspired literary scenes and kindred spirits around the globe. Learn More
  15. Beat Generation

    Beat Generation: The Lost Work

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    Beat Generation is a play about tension, about friendship, and about karma — what it is and how you get it. Learn More
  16. Atop an Underwood

    Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings

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    Before Jack Kerouac expressed the spirit of a generation in his 1957 classic, On the Road, he spent years figuring out how he wanted to live and, above all, learning how to write. Learn More
  17. And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks

    And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks: A Novel

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    The legendary unpublished collaboration between William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, a hard-boiled crime novel about a shocking murder at the dawn of the Beat Generation. Learn More
  18. Absence of the Hero

    Absence of the Hero: Uncollected Stories and Essays Volume 2: 1946-1992

    $18.95

    Everyone's favorite Dirty Old Man returns with a new volume of uncollected work. Learn More

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