Jack Kerouac - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jack Kerouac New American Writers Museum narrates Great American Story CHICAGO (AP) — The American Writers Museum , seven years in the making, is an endeavor even the most daring author might shy from: How, on a single floor of an office building, do you tell the story of centuries of American language? The museum's curators wanted the broadest possible concept of writing, one that includes not just novels, memoirs and poetr... Fri, 12 May 2017 18:06:00 GMT 2017-05-12T18:06:00Z 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead NEW YORK (AP) — Robert M. Pirsig, whose philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" became a million-selling classic and cultural touchstone after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88. Pirsig's publishing house, William Morrow, announced that he died at his home in South Berwick, Maine. He had been in failing ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:12:00 GMT 2017-04-25T01:12:00Z Jack Kerouac's 95th birthday celebrated in his hometown LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Fans of Jack Kerouac are celebrating what would have been the Beat Generation writer's 95th birthday in his hometown. The "On the Road" author was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on March 12, 1922. The city is throwing him a party Saturday, the day before his actual birthday. Things kick off at noon with a public tou... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:31:00 GMT 2017-03-11T15:31:00Z