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I’m Gonna Say It Now: The Writings of Phil Ochs

Ochs’s work remains relevant today, and this book will appeal to his loyal fans and to readers interested in folk music’s role in promoting justice.

The Fall of America Journals, 1965–1971

Ably edited by Schumacher, this book provides a wealth of source material for researchers on Ginsberg’s life and work during this period.

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway. Vol. 5: 1932–1934

A worthy addition to the ongoing effort to publish all of Hemingway’s letters, this volume will be welcomed by scholars, students, and general readers with a more than casual interest in the man and his work.

Hemingway and Ho Chi Minh in Paris

An interesting look at how two remarkable men, who came of age in Paris during the 1920s, developed a sympathy for the common man and a hatred of injustice. Recommended for general readers.


Kerouac: The Last Quarter Century

Nicosia provides a detailed, well-documented account of what is loosely referred to in Kerouac circles as “The Kerouac Estate Controversy.” While a fascinating read, this will not win everyone over to Nicosia’s viewpoint. Sampas’s death in 2017 perhaps offered some hope that the controversy would smolder, but this publication promises to fan the flames.


South American Journals: January–July 1960

Copious and valuable source material provide students and scholars with noteworthy and new information about the poet. Those interested in the relationship between Eros and Thanatos in Ginsberg’s life and work will be especially rewarded.

Spring and Autumn Annals: A Celebration of the Seasons

Readers interested in di Prima and her bohemian fraternity will appreciate this memoir both for its elegant prose and re-creation of a vibrant art scene that now exists only in memory.

Iron Curtain Journals: January-May 1965

Documenting the growth of Ginsberg's international reputation as poet and activist, this book should appeal to the poet's devotees, particularly graduate students and researchers.

Don't Hide the Madness: William S. Burroughs in Conversation with Allen Ginsberg

Devotees of these Beat Generation icons will find these conversations between longtime friends both entertaining and revealing.

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