Shopping for the Bookworm: A Literary Road Trip #2-The Beat Travels On

In case you are just joining us: A Literary Road Trip #1-A Dream of Travel.

THE BEAT TRAVELS ON

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing?-it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”-Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Where we are going: Savannah, Georgia.

Why: Because we can.

Beat. The Open Road. Boys Club. Beat the open road, boys club. Make room for the rest of us. Freedom is in our hearts, too. We’ll take your attitude, your verve, your frisson, and carve our own ragged place beneath the wide skies. Word-passionate, flung far, sun-kissed. Beat.

“The only truth is music.”-Jack Kerouac

Vintage Emerson Portable Record Player at The Gray Fedora

Vintage Emerson Portable Record Player at The Gray Fedora. $65.00.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Poetry Record Album

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Poetry Record Album at Spin Drifting. $55.00.

“Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind.”-Allen Ginsberg

The Portable Beat Reader Edited by Ann Charters at Beat Book Bonanza

The Portable Beat Reader Edited by Ann Charters at Beat Book Bonanza. $9.99.

Got Kerouac? Bumper Sticker by TheWordEmporium

Got Kerouac? Bumper Sticker by TheWordEmporium. $4.99.

“In the fifties… we were so busy being cool that we didn’t know how to say the word love.”-Diane di Prima

Cherry Red Lipstick Balm by Dezigned by Nature

Cherry Red Lipstick Balm by Dezigned by Nature. $5.00.

Gray Canvas Backpack by Leizistudio

Gray Canvas Backpack by Leizistudio. $49.90.

Mexico City Blues by Jack Kerouac at Professor Booknoodle

Mexico City Blues by Jack Kerouac at Professor Booknoodle. $9.75.

“In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or die of boredom.”-William S. Burroughs

Naked Lunch Obscenity Tea Towel by Nova Home Supplies

Naked Lunch Obscenity Tea Towel by Nova Home Supplies. $50.00.

“Sanity-a trick of agreement.”-Allen Ginsberg

“If you believe you’re a poet, then you’re saved.”-Gregory Corso

Evergreen Review at Mortville Books

Evergreen Review #16, featuring William Burroughs and Gregory Corso,  at Mortville Books. $15.00.

Holiday Magazine August 1966 at Oakwood View

Holiday Magazine August 1966, featuring Gary Snyder,  at Oakwood View. $12.00.

“Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream.”-Jack Kerouac

Be in love with your life glass necklace glass dome by Love the Color

Be in love with your life necklace bronze glass dome by Love the Color. $10.95.

Ginsberg Wood Figurine by Wee Wood Be Pals

Allen Ginsberg Wood Figurine by Wee Wood Be Pals. $35.00.

 

12 thoughts on “Shopping for the Bookworm: A Literary Road Trip #2-The Beat Travels On

    • Thanks! It was fun. I adore that backpack, and it is so reasonably priced. As for Jack…well, we have our issues but his looks aren’t one of them. 🙂 Part Three will be posted next week.

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