Gregory Corso Interviews

 Another of the summer’s essential books (we’re only just now getting round to profiling it
Rick Schober‘s stellar collection of the Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso  – 

over a dozen pieces, plus an illuminating memoir-introduction by Dick Brukenfeld, (Corso’s first publisher, of the 1955 Harvard volume, “The Vestal Lady on Brattle“), plus footnotes, index, dramatis personae… a faithful capturing of that irascible, wayward, prison-smart, poetics-smart, uniquely vocal, unapologetic, Beat poet   Corso, in 1980, to a patient and respectful poet-interviewer, Gavin Selerie: “But if you take this tape here and transcribe it, people will read it on … Read More