Herbert Huncke was the man who brought the word “beat” to the Beat Generation . He was a New York hustler, the sort of cool street cat that. Herbert Huncke, Guilty of Everything cover. August 8, No Comments. Be the first to start the conversation. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Comment. Results 1 – 30 of 35 GUILTY OF EVERYTHING by Huncke, Herbert. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Burroughs are discussed at any length. I looked the place over. Third Mind Books Published: Marissa Picone rated it really liked it Sep 17, This book is a visceral recount of Huncke’s various ups and downs over the years. Nov 19, Gerard added it. Foreword by William S.

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I can’t help but notice that Herbert Hunke was a heroin addict huncje much of his life and managed to outlive other Beat Generation figures like Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassidy by 30 years.


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Am Here Books Published: Posts Website Twitter Facebook. Things were rotten, and more and more people were getting sick or dying. His stories were composed in prison and on the street, and never for a mainstream audience. They later got in touch with Allen Ginsberg and got him to persuade Huncke to travel by bus out to East Texas.

Walter Matuschanskayasky rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Donald rated it really liked it Sep 22, Huncke is one of the inspirational people the beatniks patterned their movement after. Oct 04, Bob rated it it was amazing.

When he has cash, he holes up in single room occupancy dives. Guillaume rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Everything I looked at seemed hilarious. Books by Herbert E. He was a New York hustler, the sort of cool street cat that these college kids needed to bring them in touch with reality.

Guilty of Everything

Although Huncke might be a man devoid of much common sense and stability, he makes up for it plenty by being one hell of a charming storyteller – a raconteur – as some have called him.

It got to be quite sordid, this ODing thing. Feb 03, Zack rated it it was amazing. Mattmascaro rated it hrrbert was amazing Mar 19, Not my favorite of the Beat Generation biographies but interesting for it’s unique perspective. Now on methadone, eberything preaches against the use of drugs and alcohol.

Guilty of everything: the autobiography of Herbert Huncke – Herbert Huncke – Google Books

Want to Read saving…. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. I mean that’s just plain stupidity. Drug addict, thief, and writer The Evening Sun Turned CrimsonHuncke figures prominently in the legend of the Beat Generation; he appears as a character in several Beat works, including Jack In he wrote his autobiography, Guilty of Everything.


Guilty Of Everything

Apr 14, Mat rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dennis rated it liked it Sep 06, It was recorded at In and Outs Press in Amsterdam, and only released 25 yrs later, long after Huncke passed away in Trivia About Guilty of Everyth My only gripe is, and it’s an important one considering that it’s supposed to be an ‘autobiography’ – how much of what he writes should we exactly believe? To ask other readers questions about Guilty of Everythingplease sign up.

Great accounting of old time junkie days among the beats. Burroughs his first shot. The Bucket of Blood, and everythang Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Huncke talks about, among other things, meeting William S. Jan 29, Jeff Tucker rated it liked it. Book in very fine condition with minor rubbing to front, back covers; slight nicks, scuffs to same; tiny vertical crease near top right-hand corner of front cover; minute shelf-wear throughout.

He hustles all over Midtown Manhattan teaming up with other junkies to commit assorted burglaries and automobile break-ins. This copy was sent to Jan Herman for review and has a large number of his notes to the txt. Ships with Tracking Number! The writing is nothing special.