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Title The cool school : writing from America's hip underground / edited by Glenn O'Brien.

Imprint New York : Library Of America, c2013.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    810.8 COO    Available
Description xix, 471 pages ; 22 cm.
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Contents Introduction / by Glenn O'Brien -- If you can't make money / Mezz Mezzrow, Bernard Wolfe -- Miles: the autobiography [excerpt] / Miles Davis -- Soirée in Hollywood / Henry Miller -- I paid my dues [excerpt] / Babs Gonzales -- Heroin / Art Pepper -- Spencer's pad / Herbert Huncke -- A diabolist / Carl Solomon -- Letter to Jack Kerouac, March 7, 1947 (Kansas City, Mo.) / Neal Cassady -- A portrait of the hipster / Anatole Broyard -- Hamlet, or There is something wrong with everyone / Delmore Schwartz -- Who walk in darkness [excerpt] / Chandler Brossard -- You're too hip, baby / Terry Southern -- Twisted / Annie Ross -- The Naz / Lord Buckley -- Parker's mood / King Pleasure -- Memoirs of a beatnik / Diane Di Prima -- The origins of the beat generation / Jack Kerouac -- Minor characters [excerpt] / Joyce Johnson -- Marriage / Gregory Corso -- Walking Parker home / Bob Kaufman -- Lesterparis59 / Lester Young, François Postif -- The white Negro / Norman Mailer -- The day Lady died / Frank O'Hara -- The screamers / Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) -- Cain's book [excerpt] / Alexander Trocchi -- The ballad of the sad young men / Fran Landesman -- The pop imagination / John Clellon Holmes -- Making it! / Seymour Krim -- Dictionary of hip words and phrases / Del Close -- Pills and shit: the drug scene / Lenny Bruce -- The Billy Graham rally / Mort Sahl -- Chronicles: Volume One [excerpt] / Bob Dylan -- The perfect filmic appositeness of Maria Montez / Jack Smith -- Last words / William S. Burroughs -- Siobhan McKenna group-grope / Ed Sanders -- Nog [excerpt] / Rudolph Wurlitzer -- The process [excerpt] / Brion Gysin -- Mumbo jumbo [excerpt] / Ishmael Reed -- Frenchy and Cuban Pete / Bobbie Louise Hawkins -- The Kool-Aid wino / Richard Brautigan -- a: a novel [excerpt] / Andy Warhol -- Photos of an artist as a young man / Gerard Malanga -- Dino [excerpt] / Nick Tosches -- Fear and loathing in Las Vegas [excerpt] / Hunter S. Thompson -- Luckies vs. Camels: Who will win? / Richard Meltzer -- How I became one of the invisible / David Rattray -- After Claude [excerpt] / Iris Owens -- How to succceed in torture without really trying / Lester Bangs -- Blank generation / Richard Hell -- Madame Realism asks what's natural about painting? / Lynne Tillman -- Abduction and rape-- Highway 31-- 1969 / Cookie Mueller -- Roy Cohn / Gary Indiana -- The velvet well / Richard Prince -- Beatnik executives / Glenn O'Brien -- Sinatra walks out / Emily XYZ -- America / Eric Bogosian -- A modern man / George Carlin.
Subject American prose literature -- 20th century.
Literature and society.
Music -- Social aspects.
American essays -- 20th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Added Author O'Brien, Glenn.
ISBN 1598532561
9781598532562

 
    
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