Subject:

James Breslin

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    Young Socialists on Jack Kerouac

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1958, Vol. III, No. 25 The Beat Generation: A View from the Left By James E. Breslin [No, not that Jimmy Breslin -- Tony O.] In a little gray loft around the corner from the Village, the Young Socialist League held a literary S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008

    Jimmy Breslin on Kerouac: Get Him a Box of Periods!

    Yesterday's Clip Job (an excerpt every day from the Voice archives) featured a dispatch from a writer by the name of James Breslin who chronicled Jack Kerouac's visit to Brooklyn College in March of 1958. Curious as to whether this Breslin was the Pulitzer Prize-winner who later wrote under the byl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Jack Kerouac in Brooklyn

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 5, 1958, Vol. III, No. 19 The Day Kerouac Almost, But Not Quite, Took Flatbush By James Breslin [No, not that Jimmy Breslin -- Tony O.] "Man, how come I like your book, but I don't like you?" This remark was made amid loud jeering w ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2002

    The Importance of Jimmy Breslin

    New York's Columnist Tells the Story of a Death on the Job

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