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reviewed On the Road. August 25, 2010
On the Road
Not three weeks on a roll of teletype paper but nearly a decade in the making, this "prose narrative" celebrates the myth that would become the Beats. What may be overlooked is the time this …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. August 25, 2010
On the Road
I reviewed the Original Scroll edition published 2007 over at the other listing for this title subtitled "novel." It gives the rawer, uncensored version of what the 1957 polished book had to understandably …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 13, 2010
On the Road
To develop you literary muscle, this is an excellent read by a prolific author.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 12, 2010
On the Road
Read this when I was in High School. It gave me the travel bug. It is definitely fun to read, but I would warn people not to try to live like the main character.
reviewed On the Road. July 12, 2010
On the Road
The king of the Beatniks some say, Jack Kerouac, is no doubt one of the greatest American authors of the twentieth century.  The Beatnik culture of the 1950s is …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 06, 2010
On the Road
classic journey of life on the road - a must read
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 04, 2010
On the Road
America's hippie liberal for the fifties. Kerouac's almost socialist view of what could be America's future never got a footing outside a small group. and with good reason. He just did not make long-term …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 04, 2010
On the Road
I really didn't enjoy this book. The main characters are deplorable and pathetic. Dean, in particular, is supposed to be the epitome of the beatnik, living his life to the fullest. But honestly, he's …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 03, 2010
On the Road
interesting journey but a little ridiculous at times
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. July 02, 2010
On the Road
This is the perfect book to read on a bus.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 27, 2010
On the Road
couldn't get through it
reviewed On the Road. June 27, 2010
On the Road
On the Road is one of the finest works from travel writer Jack Kerouac.  The fiction novel is based on Kerouac’s own journeys crossing the United States in the late fifties, a time when hitchhiking …
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 26, 2010
On the Road
Literally does take you "on the road" with these guys. You feel it.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 23, 2010
On the Road
An American classic.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 22, 2010
On the Road
I thought this book and The Dharma Bums were Kerouac's best books. I loved meeting the people and seeing the sights in this book. It's fantastic.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 21, 2010
On the Road
Didn't like it.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 18, 2010
On the Road
Many students of mid-20th century American Lit will enjoy learning about the social customs and social problems that inspired this beautiful book by one of America's forgotten masters.
posted a Quick Tip about On the Road. June 17, 2010
On the Road
misogynist much?
reviewed Tom Waits. May 09, 2009
posted in Music Matters
Tom Waits
I first became fully aware of Tom Waits in the early 90's. I knew of him before then - I'd seen him acting in a few movies - but it was a video of his I saw on MTV which really caught my attention. …
reviewed On the Road. July 15, 2005
On the Road
This is one of those works that sort of draws a line in the sand as to American Literature. As you will note from the various reviews, folks either love or hate this particular book. I first read this …
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