Reading List: On the Road by Jack Kerouac Recommended reading from the shelves of the Avaunt library

The definitive novel of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac’s On the Road was hammered out on one continuous sheet of paper over an amphetamine-fuelled three-week period in 1951. This seminal account of a life-affirming road trip has inspired countless dilettantes to imitation.

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Courtesy of Peter Harrington Rare Books, Dover Street

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