Latest Jack Kerouac Stories

2014-05-06 08:29:35

Over 50 years ago, the novel "On the Road" inspired young men to travel America.

2013-07-09 23:25:24

Alan Kaufman, author of Drunken Angel, leads a panel about the Beats with other notable Beat scholars. (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 The first time Alan Kaufman

2011-06-20 17:08:00

NEW YORK, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulsating with the rhythms of jazz, frenetic sex, illicit drugs, and the mystery and promise of the open road, On the Road defined what it meant to be "beat" and captured the impulses of a liberated underground America.

2010-05-05 13:07:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compelling photography by 20th-century American poet Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) of himself and his fellow Beat generation writers--including William S.

2009-03-17 15:22:18

Jesse Eisenberg, Chris Evans and Ben Whishaw have been cast in Kill Your Darlings, representatives for the film about the U.S.

2008-12-10 11:24:04

New York City's Buildings Department has halted renovations on the hotel room where music icon Bob Dylan stayed and wrote songs in the 1970s.

2008-12-02 07:25:00

ORO VALLEY, Ariz., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Schopenhauer International Literary Award recipient is Glynn E.

2006-07-27 12:04:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. author Jack Kerouac's classic work "On the Road" will be published in its unedited original scroll version next year, New York publisher Viking Press said on Thursday.

2006-01-15 12:24:48

By Philipp Gollner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Beat Museum, a tribute to the literary generation that helped inspire the 1960s counterculture, has opened in the San Francisco neighborhood where the movement took off 50 years ago.

2005-08-05 03:32:00

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - After a tortuous trek, Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" is coming to the big screen courtesy of Francis Ford Coppola and the Brazilian director of "The Motorcycle Diaries." Coppola's American Zoetrope production company has owned the film rights to the novel since 1979.

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