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Reads tagged with “Jack Kerouac”

Love, Kindness, and the Song of the Universe: The Night Jack Kerouac Kept a Young Woman from Taking Her Own Life
Love, Kindness, and the Song of the Universe: The Night Jack Kerouac Kept a Young Woman from Taking Her Own Life

“I felt his pain deeply, and his beauty, and his knowledge.”

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Are Writers Born or Made? Jack Kerouac on the Crucial Difference Between Talent and Genius
Are Writers Born or Made? Jack Kerouac on the Crucial Difference Between Talent and Genius

“Genius gives birth, talent delivers.”

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Jack Kerouac on Kindness, the Self Illusion, and the “Golden Eternity”
Jack Kerouac on Kindness, the Self Illusion, and the “Golden Eternity”

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.”

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Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate
Jack Kerouac on How to Meditate

An intoxicating homage to the ancient practice that milks the brain’s “good glad fluid.”

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The Last Hotel: Patti Smith Sets Jack Kerouac to Song
The Last Hotel: Patti Smith Sets Jack Kerouac to Song

Two great talents at the intersection of reality and dream.

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The Odd Habits and Curious Customs of Famous Writers
The Odd Habits and Curious Customs of Famous Writers

Color-coded muses, rotten apples, self-imposed house arrest, and other creative techniques at the intersection of the superstitious and the pragmatic.

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