Day: July 28, 1994

Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe, born on Oct 3, 1900 in Asheville, North Carolina, was an enormously popular novelist during the middle of this century. His highly literary and sentimental style has not dated well, and he is not widely read today. But his intensely introspective novels were considered highly relevant by the … Read the rest

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The Birthplace of the Beat Movement

What could be less ‘beat’ than Columbia University? This grand old Ivy League university may not even want to be the birthplace of the Beat Generation, but the fact is that that a young man named Jack Kerouac enrolled there on a football … Read the rest

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