Update/News of the Joan Anderson Letter

Today (Thursday) March 9th, for the second time, the legendary Neal Cassady-Jack Kerouac “Joan Anderson letter” went up for auction – and sold this time  for $206,250

See earlier note on The Allen Ginsberg Project – here

and an excerpt from the letter here


  1. The actual sale price was $165K, with a 25% purchase fee that goes to auction house on top of that.

    The Buyer paid $206, 250 but that (full) amount did not go to the sellers.

    In this particular case, the seller(s) divided (and will be taxed on their share of) $165,000.

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