In a 1974 movie called The Yakuza, it is claimed that the Japanese do not believe in a heaven or hell.
From 1942 to 1945, James Fahey served on board the USS Montpelier, and recorded his experiences in a diary.
“Naked Lunch” was the first thing I read by any of the beat writers.
I read the introduction to “A Memoir of Mary Ann” years before I read the book itself.
I first stumbled across the name of Henry Miller, the libertine, while reading a book about Thomas Merton…
Call it getting old (or “phony”) but I’m not the fan I once was of “The Catcher in the Rye”.