10 Famous Authors Who Were Born in June

10 Famous Authors Who Were Born in June

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It’s finally June; the first month where it really starts to feel like summer! Now is the perfect time to grab your favorite book, pop on over to the nearest park, take root under a tree, and read while you soak up the sun.   And, what better way to celebrate the month of June than with the works of an author born this very month? Let’s say happy birthday to these ten Geminis and Cancers!     Thomas Hardy (June 2, 1840)   via Famous People   Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.     …

Jack Kerouac Spent Two Nights in Jail for His Involvement in the Murder that Rocked the Beat Generation

Jack Kerouac Spent Two Nights in Jail for His Involvement in the Murder that Rocked the Beat Generation

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Jack Kerouac, key player of the Beat Generation, famed for his revolutionary writing style, his bohemian lifestyle, so lauded for works like On the Road, that everything from his original manuscripts to his clothing and personal effects are on display at the Beat Museum in San Francisco. He also served jail time for his role in the disposal of a weapon which had been used by his friend Lucien Carr to kill someone.    Jack Kerouac | Image Via The Daily Beast   The killing of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr has been described as “the original sin” of the …