...when a society becomes afraid of its poets, it is afraid of itself...
- Literary Kicks
- A site dedicated to the Beats & their legacy. Amazingly thorough, Levi
Asher's site is a perfect jumping board for anyone interested in Kerouac, Ginsberg,
Burroughs, Kesey or Cassady.
- The Jim Carroll Website
- This site, run by Cassie Carter of Lansing, MI, is the most thorough of all Jim Carroll
sites on the web. Features sound, tour dates, unpublished poetry, photos and notes from
the author himself.
- The Official Leonard Cohen Site
- Features sound clips, full discography, and photographs. While mainly about Cohen's
music, the site does offer some insight on Cohen as author and poet.
- Franz Kafka Homepage
- Features a full bibliography, biography, selected texts and links to purchase this
- The Unofficial Tom
- This quirky page contains essays about both the author and his works, as well as
excerpts from his texts.
Non-Musical Writings of John Lennon
- This is the pulp of what John Lennon was about --- he was a poet and no other page on
the web defines this more. Though sparse, it's definitely worth a peek.
- The Cult of Kerouac
- Here, a condensed version of author Diane De Rooy's soon-to-be-published novel of the
same name. Written with flair and insight, this one's for all of you who want to know the
truth about JK's Estate.