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Reading Jack Kerouac (in Bulgarian)

22 April, 2012 от · No comments

Simeon Gasparov Photo: Loop_oh The scrawny sun in the crisp tenderness of telegraph wires has tripped while chasing its newborn inspiration. And remained there, hanging as a shining ball, until the end of Indian summer. After the first rain of October quietly Rolled back on our last, dusty, southern, lost highway… …One homeless dream barked […]

The Beat of Our Lives

19 October, 2011 от · No comments

The revolutionary wave of unprecedented opening-up of national borders all over the world reverberates with a strangely familiar rhythm – is the Beat back in the game or was it never quite out of it?


America in the early 50’s: Ronald J. Oakley calls it the “God’s Country” and at least on the face of it, it looks like he’s right – every family owns at least one car; items previously seen as luxuries – washing machines and air conditioning – have become the norm.