Jack Kerouac to Malcolm Cowley, 1956

A line in the sand, from Jack Kerouac to editor Malcolm Cowley, 1956

Postcard sent by Jack Kerouac to musician David Amram.    http://bookshavepores.tumblr.com/post/30056636518/postcard-sent-by-jack-kerouac-to-musician-david

Postcard sent by Jack Kerouac to musician David Amram. http://bookshavepores.tumblr.com/post/30056636518/postcard-sent-by-jack-kerouac-to-musician-david

Dostoievski

Explore – Dostoyevsky’s manuscript doodles – a fine addition.

Hemingway Reading List 1934 recommended list of reading to a young writer

Ernest Hemingway Creates a Reading List for a Young Writer, 1934 + Writing tips FROM Open Culture

postcard. picasso to gertrude stein. 1915.

Picasso to Gertrude Stein. If there is anything I can appreciate from "The Paris Wife" it would be that I know who Gertrude Stein is and wouldn't had I not read the book.

Postcard sent to Neal Cassady by Jack Kerouac

Postcard sent to Neal Cassady by Jack Kerouac

From Truman Capote to Boris Groudinko, 1960s.

15 Postcards from Famous Authors

From Truman Capote to Boris Groudinko, //vintage everyday: Postcards from Famous Authors

Literary walking tour...Publisher and director of City Lights Booksellers and Publishers, Elaine Katzenberger, describes San Francisco’s iconic bookstore as “a good place to feel like you’re among like-minded people.” For the literary inclined, that may be just the phrase to describe most of San Francisco, a city that, at ...

Jack Kerouac Alley, San Francisco - To relive what's left of the Beat Generation scene.

“If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime." - Jack Kerouac

Allen Ginsberg - Jack Kerouac, railroad brakeman’s rule-book in pocket… 206 East Street near Tompkins Park, Manhattan, probably September 1953 Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen.

关帝 by China Postcard, via Flickr.  Collectors in the early 1900s liked to exchange postcards through the mail, affixing the stamp on the picture side. The huge demand for early Chinese cards gives the “Chinese Monkey Player” a value early collectors couldn’t have imagined.

关帝 China Postcard Collectors in the early liked to exchange postcards through the mail, affixing the stamp on the picture side. The huge demand for early Chinese cards gives the “Chinese Monkey Player” a value early collectors couldn’t have imagined.

a tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand made just before her second birthday

rebeccaartemisa: “ A tracing of Louisa May Alcott’s hand made just before her second birthday.

David Foster Wallace's Notebook. Photograph from David Foster Wallace Literary Trust/Harry Ransom Center.

In the D.F.W. Archives: An Unfinished Story About the Internet

Inside front cover of notebook labeled “David Wallace Reward for Return” for The Pale King; contains reading notes, clippings, and writings related to The Pale King.

“NIGHT NOTES & Diagrams for ON THE ROAD.” Manuscript notes for the novel, November 1949. New York Public Library, Berg Collection, Jack Kerouac Archive.

Jack Kerouac's Notes Diagrams for On the Road. Manuscript notes, November New York Public Library, Berg Collection, Jack Kerouac Archive.

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