Happy Birthday, Jack Kerouac!

Neal Cassady (left) and Jack Kerouac (right)Happy Birthday to Jack Kerouac, (featured on the right) who would have been 93 years old had he been alive today. Kerouac was one of the finest novelists of the 20th Century and the man who, in 1948, coined the phrase Beat Generation and put the Beat literary movement on the map. 

Outrageous Kesey and Kerouac Pieces Among Items Sold at Beat Book Auction

Wacky pieces of ephemera signed by Kesey and Kerouac were among the items noted collector Richard Synchef sold at the Beat, Counterculture and Avant-Garde Book and Ephemera Auction in downtown San Francisco today.