The Arion Press
Fine press in San Francisco, limited edition books, many from beat artists, poets, and writers.
beat book shop
Boulder, CO; established in 1990 by Thom Peters, with large selection of modern American books. Live readings by wide range of authors, especially the Beats.
The Beat Generation Catalog
Kerouac.com. Books, videos, related products from Beat authors and poets, featuring Jack Kerouac.
London. Specializes in rare and used books, magazines and ephemera from the Beat Generation, the Sixties CounterCulture, and the Avant-Gardes.
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
Venice, CA, offers public poetry readings, free workshops, a bookstore. Established in 1968.
Black Sparrow Press | David Godine Boston
Became the home of John Martin's publishing list in 2002. Continues as independent book source.
The Booksmith in San Francisco
Christin Evans and Praveen Madan, owners. An independent bookstore for the 21st Century. Features weekly author appearances.
Brian Cassidy, Bookseller
nice selection of very rare Beat related books and magazines. Located in Takoma Park neighborhood of Washington D.C., On-site visits by appointment only.
City Lights Booksellers and Publishers
The infamous San Francisco literary landmark, home of beat literature and publishers of Howl and other Poems, offers a great selection of books.
Tokyo, Japan source of beat literature. (English, Japanese)
Ecstatic Peace + Father Yod record + book store is Byron Coley and Thurston Moore's company. Books from outlaw poets A.D. Winans, Charley Plymell, Roxie Powell.
Empty Mirror Books
Specializing in the Beat Generation, poetry, small press, and signed books, bibliographies and biographies.
Green Apple Books
San Francisco independent bookseller, 38 years in business. New and used books, magazines, and LP records, with special regional focus.
Jeff Maser, Bookseller
Over 250,000 books in stock, with large selection of beat related literature, including rare magazines from 1960s.
Kicks Books | Good Reading for the Minions
Publisher Miriam Linna (formerly of The Cramps) started Kicks Books to bring out books that no one else would print. Authors range from Charley Plymell to Sun Ra. Based in New York.
Lawrence, Kansas regional publisher of Native American and Mid-Plains authors.
Berkeley, CA. Founded in 1959 by Moe Moskowitz and his wife Barbara; features live readings by Beat poets, and used and new books, vintage sheet music, collectable paperbacks and pulp magazines.
Philip Smith, Bookseller
Berkeley, California, specializing in unusual and overlooked items, including periodicals, association copies and ephemera. Very knowledgeable on Beat literature.
Quill & Brush
Dickerson, MD; rare book dealer, Beat Generation & modern first editions, mysteries, and signed books. Beautiful store.
Woodstock, NY. Publisher Shiv Mirabito, a Tantric Buddhist-Hindu yogi, photographer & poet, began writing as a teenager while living at Allen Ginsberg's Cherry Valley poetry commune. Features unique list of authors.
James Muser. Modern, Beat, and counterculture literature including original manuscripts.
Third Mind Books
Ann Arbor, MI: Started by Arthur S. Nusbaum, a long-time collector of the Beat Generation, especially the work of William S. Burroughs.