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There are three writers who really made a mark on american literature in the fifties and sixties. Of course we’re talking about Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. Here we have put together a package of three 5,8”x8,2” cards, each of them containing a quote from one of the thee writers. Comes in a black, hand made, sturdy envelope.

William Burroughs 222 Bowery In 1974, after years of living in Paris and London, Allen Ginsberg gained for Burroughs a contract to teach creative writing at the City College of NY. Burroughs successfully withdrew from heroin use and moved to NY. found apartment, affectionately dubbed 'The Bunker' at 222 Bowery...partially converted YMCA gym, complete with lockers and communal showers. shared this space with the painter, Mark Rothko. also where painter Ferdinand Leger had his studio in…

Beeton's Christmas Annual was a paperback magazine printed in England yearly between 1860 and 1898, founded by Samuel Orchart Beeton. The November 1887 issue contained a novel by Arthur Conan Doyle entitled A Study in Scarlet which introduced the characters Sherlock Holmes and his friend Watson.

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

Mother of quotes - Ray Bradbury, Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Margaret Atwood, Sylvia Plath, James Joyce, Kurt Vonnegut, Oscar Wilde.

Interesting article on erotica...probably one of the earliest forms of literature and censorship, brimming with renewed life thanks to the ereader