Tuesday, June 11, 2013

interesting book (a series) #5

Text and Drugs and Rock'n'Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture by Simon Warner

A super in-depth examination of the mutual influence and interaction between the Beat writers and the beat-makers, from Bob Dylan to Lee Ranaldo via Jim Carroll and  Tom Waits. Almost enough to make a Beat-nonbeliever such as myself give 'em another go. Then again, when there are still Nabokov novels unread...