Kerouac’s “On the Road” Makes the List
On HuffingtonPost – Zoe Triska tell us the results of HuffPo’s query of readers about books they are currently reading published over fifteen years ago. Not surprisingly given yet another movie version – Jane Eyre was a popular choice. Of the nineteen books and their covers on the wesite, Jack Kerouac’s iconic novel On the Road is number six. Check out the others and make your own suggestions here at HuffingtonPost.com.
One Response to Kerouac’s “On the Road” Makes the List
I was glad to see at #5 “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert Pirsig from the mid-’70s, which was compared to Kerouac’s “On the Road” as being the most important “culture bearing book” of its time. “Zen and the Art” was big for me as I was finishing my bachelor’s degree at then-ULowell and making decisions about what to do next. Pirsig writes: “the real cycle you’re working on is a cycle called ‘yourself.’ … The ultimate test’s always your own serenity.”