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Review of ‘Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats,’ by Allen Ginsberg

Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats

by Allen Ginsberg (Author), Bill Morgan (Editor) andĀ Anne Waldman (Introduction)
GroveĀ Atlantic
Reviewed by Marc Olmsted

The Best Minds of My Generation, a collection of Allen Ginsberg’s … Continue reading

Clipped Wings and Fearful Trills: Maya Angelou, the ’80s and the Obfuscation of African-American Poetry

By Victor D. Infante

When Maya Angelou died Wednesday, I told a story to my co-workers that I don’t think I’ve ever told before: That in my early teens, I read my way through the Laguna Beach Public Library’s poetry … Continue reading