Synopses & Reviews
With fascinating biographies, over 40 rare photos, and never-before-published writing, "Women of the Beat Generation" captures the life and work of 40 women who broke with tradition in the uptight '50s. 50 photos.
Winner of an American Book Award, this collection is an unprecedented exploration of the lives, writings, and astonishing stories of the long-overlooked women of the Beat Generation.
About the Author
Brenda Knight is the author of Women Who Love Books Too Much and Women of the Beat Generation, winner of an American Book Award. A scholar of medieval literature and modern poetry, she lives in San Francisco, California.