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    On the Road. If you're in for a dedicated read, it's worth reading the unabridged version

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    Jack Kerouac's On the Road is by far one of my favorite books. I would recommend giving it a read before Kristin Stewart ruins it.

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reading this again after many years. enjoying the free prose and the dense descriptions of jazz

“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 at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes 'Awww!'

“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee.

B300 The Subterraneans By Jack Kerouac Grove Press Black Cat Edition 1971

Jack Kerouac 'On the Road' 58'. Cover Art by Len Deighton Andre Deutsch (1958)

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Cover design: Paul Buckley. Illustrations: Jason. (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition, 2006.)

Visions of Gerard by Jack Kerouac. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Co. Inc., 1963. Publisher's patterned paper covered boards with black cloth spine. Complete with dust wrapper. Book and dust wrapper fine. First Edition. Review copy with slip laid in.

A good friend recommended this book to me. I honestly think this is the best love story I have ever read. The love this father has for his son is so powerful, I wept throughout. Yes it is dark. But strangely beautiful.

Revolutionary Road; Richard Yates. Unbelievably layered and insightful. I am aware that others found this book to be depressing but I thought it was a sharp slice of truth. Yates is a master.