Denise Raphael’s Top Ten Beat Books List

(in no particular order)

Scratching the Beat Surface: Essays on New Vision from Blake to Kerouac by Michael McClure

Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac

Points in Time by Paul Bowles

Gasoline by Gregory Corso

Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems by Diane di Prima

Our Thang: Selected Poems, Selected Drawings by Ted Joans & Laura Corsiglia

Teducation by Ted Joans

Of Indigo and Saffron: New and Selected Poems by Michael McClure

The Secret Meaning of Things by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The Mexican Night: Travel Journal by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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