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    • The Dharma Bums

    • By: Jack Kerouac
    • Narrated by: Allen Ginsberg
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Two friends in 1950s San Francisco Bohemia explore Buddhism Zen - hipster style. On the road to finding Dharma, or truth, the story's narrator, Raymond Smith comes to a spiritual roadblock. Smith, based on Kerouac himself, discovers a role model in his friend Japhy Ryder, modeled after the real poet-Buddhist Gary Snyder. This autobiographical novel is one of Kerouac's most popular, and has served as an inspiration to the beat culture, hippies, and dharma seekers since the 1950s.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As it should be done

    • By Benbarian on 05-21-12

    Regular price: $10.95

    • The Allen Ginsberg Audio Collection

    • By: Allen Ginsberg
    • Narrated by: Allen Ginsberg
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Upon the release of his first published work, Howl and Other Poems, in 1956, Allen Ginsberg became the unlikely force of a movement that would change a generation. Literature, art, sex, love, family, politics; nothing would ever be the same. The Beat Generation was born through Ginsberg and his friends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • classic Ginsberg

    • By rockn4miles on 02-04-17

    Regular price: $15.96

    • First Thought, Best Thought

    • By: William S. Burroughs, Diane DiPrima, Allen Ginsberg, and others
    • Narrated by: William S. Burroughs, Diane DiPrima, Allen Ginsberg, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    For more than 30 years, groundbreaking teachers at Naropa University such as Ginsberg and his colleagues Anne Waldman, William S. Burroughs, and Diane di Prima have inspired emerging poets and prose writers to express themselves with unfettered honesty and immediacy. Now, with First Thought, Best Thought, the first landmark release from Naropa University's treasured audio archives, you are invited to meet and learn with these literary mentors face-to-face as they share the secrets of their craft.

    Regular price: $14.68