View Full Version : This day in history - On the Road

09-05-2007, 01:33 PM
Slightly off-topic, but fifty years ago today, Jack Kerouac's On the Road was published. It may have been one of the first novels to mention Zen and meditation, and it certainly was my first exposure to Zen when I read it in the mid-70s. It was a great book then, and is still a great book; I re-read it last year...