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Kerouac Was a Comfort-Food Freak

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

On the Road's food passages are fraught with longing and with Kerouac's knack for making the ordinary holy. Comfort food sustained him as he headed west.

PHOTOS: How Kodachrome Changed Our View Of America

Eric Sandweiss | Posted 05.16.2012 | Books
Eric Sandweiss

Scientists had experimented with the possibility of showing the world in color since even before the late 1800s, but it was the invention known as Kodachrome that delivered "the colors the human eye perceives" not just to obsessive eccentrics but to housewives, Boy Scouts and Rotarians.