Clip: On the Highway of Love, Jack Kerouac Divides Men and Women

16 Aug

The Millions published my essay “On the Highway of Love, Jack Kerouac Divides Men and Women.”

The article made the headline in the Page-Turner section of The New Yorker.

It also made it into the On the Shelf section of The Paris Review.

The article was mentioned in The Atlantic Wire.

Poets & Writers mentioned the article in their Daily News on 8/14/12 … and then again on 8/15/12 to note the response the article has gotten.

That second P&W write up was mentioning Slate‘s response.

Jezebel also devoted a whole article to my article.

Guy Librarian referenced the discussion.

The article was also mentioned on The Daily Beast.

The Huffington Post added commentary to the discussion.

8/19/12; 8/22/12: This post was updated to include additional mentions.

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13 Responses to “Clip: On the Highway of Love, Jack Kerouac Divides Men and Women”

  1. thedownwardspiralofdickswan August 16, 2012 at 7:25 am #

    Been loving your blog Stephanie, will certainly read the book when its out. When is the release date? I looked on Amazon but didn’t see it.

  2. David Amram August 16, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    congratulations
    The internet now makes it possible for fresh new voices like yours to be heard (and READ!!~)

    Can hardly wiat to read your new book!

    Please send congratulations also to Paul who is a devoted and tireless worker for the past 20+ years.

    Bravo and Brava!!!

    David

    • Stephanie Nikolopoulos August 17, 2012 at 11:36 am #

      Thanks, David! I feel very fortunate to be working with Paul. I appreciated his work long before I ever began collaborating with him. He is a thorough researcher and has such great insight. I hope our book will shed new light and bring new readers to Kerouac’s work. I want to honor his LITERATURE.

  3. Orlando January 15, 2013 at 2:09 pm #

    Can’t wait to see the book in the flesh!

  4. Orlando January 15, 2013 at 2:12 pm #

    He Steph, you’ve got people talking. Very cool!!

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