Benjamin Taylor and Joyce Johnson lived dramatically different young lives, but their stories similarly and movingly capture two iconic times in history: the Beat Movement and November 22, 1963.
Ginsberg's "Howl" and Dante's "Divine Comedy" and the life story of Anne Frank are being published as graphic books in the upcoming weeks. They look interesting, especially the movie "Howl," which is the purpose for the graphic book (as movie tie-in). Here's a look at what's on the horizon, plus links to the "Howl" movie trailer and a YouTube video of the Frank biography.
Never-before-published letters exchanged between Beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg will be published in July.