Lady Chatterley’s Lover Banned Today!

On this day in 1959 the United States Postmaster General banned D.H. Lawrence’s book,’ Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ under the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act. It would go on to banned in almost every nation with printed words. Portions of the book first appeared in 1928, printed by a private press in Florence, Italy. The publisher Tipografia Guintina […]

Landmark Books Celebrates the King of the Beats, Jack Kerouac

Tomorrow marks a momentous day for Beat fans as it is the birthday of Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac. We know him better as Jack Kerouac, born March 12th 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts. Kerouac along with Allen Ginsberg and William S Burroughs would lead the new style of writing that we refer to today as Beat […]