Counter Culture Authors

Hell's Angels

Hunter S. Thompson

Released 08/25/16 Label Ballantine Books Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780345410085

Thus begins Hunter S. Thompson's vivid account of his experiences with California's most notorious motorcycle gang, the Hell's Angels. In the mid-1960s, Thompson spent almost two years li...

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece the Sun Also Rises

Lesley M. M. Blume

Released 06/07/16 Label Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780544276000

An account of the making of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, the larger-than-life people that inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world

Charles Bukowski On Cats

Charles Bukowski

Released 11/11/15 Label Ecco Pr Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780062395993

A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers. "The cat is the beautiful devil." Felines touched a vulnerable spot ...

On Writing

Charles Bukowski

Released 07/28/15 Label Ecco Pr Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780062396006

​Sharp and moving reflections and ruminations on the artistry and craft of writing from one of our most iconoclastic, riveting, and celebrated masters. Charles Bukowski's stories, poems, ...

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

Released 04/04/14 Label Penguin Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780140283297

In its time Jack Kerouac's masterpiece was the bible of the Beat Generation, the essential prose accompaniment to Allen Ginsberg's Howl. While it stunned the public and literary establish...

The Dharma Bums

Jack Kerouac

Released 04/01/14 Label Ingram Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780143039600

The Dharma Bums is based on experiences Kerouac had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after he'd become interested in Buddhism's spiritual mode of understanding. One of the...

Fear and Loathing in las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson

Released 04/01/14 Label Ingram Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780679786897

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road tr...

Factotum

Charles Bukowski

Released 12/18/13 Label Ingram Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 780876852637

One of Charles Bukowski's best, this beer-soaked, deliciously degenerate novel follows the wanderings of aspiring writer Henry Chinaski across World War II-era America. Deferred from mili...

Naked Lunch

William S. Burroughs

Released 12/18/13 Label Ingram Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780802122070

Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century, a book that redefined not just literature but American culture. An unnerving tale of a narcotics addict unmoored ...

The Voice is All

Joyce Johnson

Released 08/27/13 Label Penguin Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780143123965

"Johnson has wisely chosen to emphasize the part of Kerouac's life all but lost in the Kerouac legend: Behind the coast-to-coast craziness, the drug- and booze-inspired flights of mystici...

Queer (25th Anniversary Edition)

William S. Burroughs

Released 08/31/10 Label Penguin Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780143117834

Originally written in 1952 but not published till 1985, "Queer" is an enigma-both an unflinching autobiographical self-portrait and a coruscatingly political novel, Burroughs' only realis...

Ham On Rye

Charles Bukowski

Released 02/27/07 Label Ecco Pr Genre Counter Culture Authors Cat no. 9780061177583

legendary barfly charles bukowski's fourth novel, first published in 1982, is probably the most autobiographical and moving of all his books, dealing in particular with his difficult rela...