On The Road: The Original Scroll

On The Road: The Original Scroll

Jack Kerouac defined the beat generation. His stream-of-consiousness musings about travelling and his experiances have enlightened, amused and inspired generations of people since its publishing in 1957. When Kerouac first wrote the piece it was, appropriately, one long paragraph on taped-together into a 120-foot scroll. Now, you can experience this famous fit of spontaneity in its most spontaneous form. Just as Kerouac wrote it. In neat book form.

  • Though many of them have probably never actually read the Kerouac classic, almost exclusively, a hipster's favorite book is On the Road. What books they like is certainly a status symbol of sorts and it's this story that they live... Though many of them have probably never actually read the Kerouac classic, almost exclusively, a hipster's favorite book is On the Road. What books they like is certainly a status symbol of sorts and it's this story that they live vicariously through. Moreover, they always find time to talk about or imagine what their lives would be if they just took off.

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