‘Book Bites’ for Saturday 9th November 2013

Kerouac, Ginsberg and Mead on the meaning of 'Beat' - Over at Open Culture there's a hot serving of rare audio recordings in which Beat gods Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Margaret Mead get down to the nitty gritty of what the Beat Movement … [Read more...]

‘Book Bites’ for Wednesday 13th February 2013

Ginsberg snaps to The Beat - If you're a fan of the Beat Generation and you live in New York, then you might want to get yourself along to the NYU's Grey Art Gallery where there is an exhibition of photographs snapped by none other than Beat icon, … [Read more...]

Book Bite: Introducing the jaywalking Kafka cockroach

It's not ever day that I get the opportunity to bring illiterate hitchhiking cockroaches to the virtual pages of RobAroundBooks. But today I do, and I'm rather pleased about it. This insane and not too 'health and safety' friendly video comes … [Read more...]