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Most Recent:

NEW: “Just Out of Reach” Locating a Beat Feminism – Review of Polina Mackay – Beat Feminisms: Aesthetics, Literature, Gender, Activism (Routledge, 2022) by Benjamin J. Heal

Overpainted Beats: Explosions of Blood; Elia Inderle. Introduction by Oliver Harris. Moloko Print 2022. A review by Matt Theado.

ruth weiss: Beat Poetry, Jazz, Art, Edited by: Estíbaliz Encarnación-Pinedo and Thomas Antonic, De Gruyter, 2021 — A Review by Douglas Field

Review of The Beats: A Teaching Companion (2021), edited by Nancy M. Grace, by John Shapcott.

Just for Jolly, by Phil Baker.
Review of Soft Need #23 (Expanded Media Editions, 2020) edited by Udo Breger and Luzius Martin

Lee’s travels reach fresh destination, : Time Travels by A. Robert Lee – Review by Simon Warner

In The Rebel Café: Interviews with Ed Sanders by A. Robert Lee

A hunger for paper: Brenda Frazer’s Some American Tales by David Holzer

BEAT SCRAPBOOK OFFERS TRIBUTES AND TREASURES: A Review of Gerald Nicosia’s “Beat Scrapbook” by Matthew McLaughlin

The Beats: A Literary History, Steven Belletto, Review by A. Robert Lee

Allen Ginsberg i Danmark, Lars Movin

The Beats: Authorships, Legacies, A. Robert Lee, Edinburgh University Press, 2019. A review by Simon Warner

Don’t Hide the Madness, a review by Théophile Aries // Une critique de Don’t Hide the Madness, par Théophile Aries

“A World Away: the Beats, Beat Writing, the Beat Generation, Beat Movements, International Beat Literature, Beat Studies, the Beat.” A. Robert Lee (ed.)The Routledge Handbook of International Beat Literature Review Essay by R J Ellis

“Great. Burroughs is a Liberal Now.” Chad Weidner, The Green Ghost, Review by Benjamin J. Heal/

Baggy Monster Beat: A Review Essay by R J Ellis on The Cambridge Companion to the Beats

Barney Rosset: My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship Review by Maarten van Gageldonk

Eliot Katz, The Poetry and Politics of Allen Ginsberg Reviewed by Anna Aublet

John Tytell, The Beat Interviews. Review by Chad Weidner

Jimmy Fazzino, World Beats: Beat Generation Writing and the Worlding of U.S. Literature. Review by Maarten van Gageldonk

Maarten van Gageldonk, Transatlantic Mediators: Grove Press, Evergreen Review and Postwar European Literature. Review by Alexander Adams

Erik Mortenson, Ambiguous Borderlands. Review by Rona Cran

2015 Jack Sargeant’s Against Control, Review by Thom Robinson

Chance Encounters in New York Review of: Rona Cran Collage in Twentieth-Century Art, Literature, and Culture: Joseph Cornell, William Burroughs, Frank O’Hara, and Bob Dylan. Ashgate Publishing 2014. Reviewed by Tomasz Stompor

interbred and intertwined: collage, montage, and the trouble with terminology – Review Response by Rona Cran

The Transnational Beat Generation, eds. Nancy M. Grace and Jennie Skerl. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).  ISBN: 978-0-230-10840-0.  Reviewed by Erik Mortenson.

2014 – The Poetics of Collage: An Interdisciplinary Conference,  16th May 2014, Centre for Creative Collaboration, London – Review by Gavin Goodwin

Comparative American Studies:  An International Journal Special Issue: The Beat Generation and Europe Reviewed by A. Robert Lee

Iain Sinclair’s American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light reviewed by Alexander Adams

First Happenings: Adrian Henri in the ‘60s and ’70s [ICA]. Review by Rona Cran

Taking Shots: the Photography of William S. Burroughs and Beyond the Cut-up: William S. Burroughs and the Image Reviewed by Rona Cran

American Hipster: A Life of Herbert Huncke, The Times Square Hustler Who Inspired the Beat Movement by Hilary Holladay Review by Jaap van der Bent

El Manifiesto Abomunista translated by Zachary de los Dolores Review by Estíbaliz Encarnación-Pinedo

Dead Beats Anthology 2011-2012, Eds Alexander J. Smith, Adonis Leboho and Jack Mann — Thom Robinson

Love Always, Carolyn, Lisa Avdic-Öst

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

The Spoken Word: William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin, Davis Schneiderman

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