Jack Kerouac‘s now iconic road novel has been mined by writers and artists for a generation. In the last year alone, we’ve seen two major films. But for my money, the best recent riff on the classic Beat novel is California-based artist/graphic designer/book illustrator Paul Rogers’ On the Road: Illustrated Scroll project, in which he illustrates a line of every page of the book. Check it out here and you’ll be hooked too.
- Bea Kozera dies at 92; On the Road character was based on her (jackkerouacschool.org)
- Beatrice Kozera, girl in Kerouac book, dies at 92 (miamiherald.com)