Howl on Trial
Howl on Trial
The Battle for Free Expression

Edited by Bill Morgan, Nancy J. Peters
Introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti



Reader comment | Jan 10, 2009, Michelle McFee
I read this book last year and then passed it on to my grad student son, suggesting he read it because it is a very important document of the triumph of our right to free speech and I believe the trial itself has a standard for all such cases. I felt the book was well written, the information was meticulously documented, and it was an easy read (which is an opinion contray to that expressed by some reviewers that I read (which is why I never read reviews)). I intend to be there for the discussion - what a wonderful opportunity.
Reader comment | Jan 10, 2009, Michelle McFee
I read this book last year and then passed it on to my grad student son, suggesting he read it because it is a very important document of the triumph of our right to free speech and I believe the trial itself has a standard for all such cases. I felt the book was well written, the information was meticulously documented, and it was an easy read (which is an opinion contrary to that expressed by some reviewers that I read (which is why I never read reviews)). I intend to be there for the discussion - what a wonderful opportunity.
Reader comment | Oct 5, 2007, SMIHI Moumen
Ginsberg censored in the States when he was acclaimed in the heart of the Arab-Muslim world! What a terrible contradiction! In the fifties, Allen Ginsberg was one of the brilliant representatives of the american literature that haunted my town in North-Africa, Tangier. Gregory Corso, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, Paul Bowles, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs were the other US literature giants that time to time visited Morocco or were living and working there. Their books...more