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Unhurried Vision

UNHURRIED VISION. Michael Rothenberg. La Alameda Press. Michael Rothenberg was arguably Philip Whalen’s closest friend during the Zen Master’s last days on this earth. It was during those days that Rothenberg … Continue reading

March 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Poems & Poetry

From the Editor: These books mark the best in the world of poetry for 2003, and come with our highest recommendations. They are simply a must for the shelf of … Continue reading

December 1, 2003 · 2 Comments

Never Mind the Pollacks

AsEverWas: MEMOIRS OF A BEAT SURVIVOR. Hammond Guthrie. SAF Publishing. Even though this work makes reference to the “Beat Generation” in its title, it’s anything but a nostalgic trip down memory … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On Larry Keenan

These pictures by photographer Larry Keenan serve as a personal memorial to a community of faces that have fallen away into invisible skin — tributes to fallen friends in ink … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Postcards From the Underground

POSTCARDS FROM THE UNDERGROUND: PORTRAITS OF THE BEAT ERA. Larry Keenan. City Lights Books. Larry Keenan is renowned for his work in recording the chief participants in the Beat Generation movement … Continue reading

September 1, 2003 · Leave a comment
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