Friday, September 5, 2014

ON THE ROAD: 57TH ANNIVERSARY OF PUBLICATION




First Edition, Viking Press
Collection of RE

By GILBERT MILLSTEIN
On the Road" is the second novel by Jack Kerouac, and its publication is a historic occasion in so far as the exposure of an authentic work of art is of any great moment in an age in which the attention is fragmented and the sensibilities are blunted by the superlatives of fashion (multiplied a millionfold by the speed and pound of communications).