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Publish a new edition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE, the novel that's been called  "a Catcher in the Rye for the new century."
Copies from the new edition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE—the novel that's been called  "a CATCHER IN THE RYE for the new century"—are now available on Amazon and in independent bookstores across NYC! More locations coming soon.
Copies from the new edition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE—the novel that's been called "a CATCHER IN THE RYE for the new century"—are now available on Amazon and in independent bookstores across NYC! More locations coming soon.
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"TRAIN TO POKIPSE is a Catcher in the Rye for the new century, and Rami Shamir is an authentic literary voice for a new lost generation."                                                                         —Barney Rosset, founder of Grove Press and legendary publisher of Henry Miller, William S. Burroughs, and Samuel Beckett

"TRAIN TO POKIPSE is the best indie novel of the Occupy generation."                                    —Micah White, cofounder of the Occupy Movement

"This intense first novel was 10 years in the making.... POKIPSE is a reading must from one generation to all generations."                                                                                                         —Steve Dalachinsky, The Brooklyn Rail

PEOPLE & PRESS: SYDNEY! SWITZERLAND! NYC! Learn what people and the press having been saying about POKIPSE's Kickstarter.

PRINT Magazine: "The Spirit of Barney Rosset Lives on the TRAIN TO POKIPSE"

POKIPSE's booksellers discuss the importance of a new edition

Karen Lillis interview Rami Shamir

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Occupy Wall Street backs POKIPSE's Kickstarter campaign

Fondation Tanagra: BillyBoy*'s Portrait of Rami Shamir

Rami Shamir talks to Gayle Austin of Sydney's Curved Radio

Gary Indiana and Williams Cole on supporting POKIPSE

In the past two and a half years, TRAIN TO POKIPSE has dispelled a lot of publishing myths. 

Drawing comparisons to the works of J. D. Salinger, Jack Kerouac, and Allen Ginsberg, TRAIN TO POKIPSE has discredited the criticism put forth by traditional publishers—that books which are published by their authors bear little artistic merit. Upon  its release in February 2012, the Brooklyn Rail declared POKIPSE “to be something of a gem which might well glitter on your bookshelf.” This sentiment would be reafarrimed throughout POKIPSE's first edition run. Whether it was Adbusters Magazine concluding its seminal "Best of 2013" issue with an excerpt from the book; the Huffington Post interview, in which I directly took on the Corporate book publishing status quo; or the 2013 Acker Award, of which I was the youngest recipient, POKIPSE's literary and social value has been firmly established.

Simultaneously, TRAIN TO POKIPSE has debunked the impression that authors who undertake the publishing of their books can expect no entry into independent bookstores. At the conclusion of its first edition run, TRAIN TO POKIPSE was carried by 40 independent booksellers nationwide. While the shelf-life of contemporary books (traditionally published or not) rarely exceeds a few months, booksellers afforded POKIPSE with prime shelf space for the full two and a half years of its limited, first edition run.

TRAIN TO POKIPSE at St. Mark's Bookshop
TRAIN TO POKIPSE at St. Mark's Bookshop

POKIPSE was the last novel that Barney Rosset—legendary Grove Press publisher and First Amendment activist—edited and helped bring into the world. Its publication dovetailed with the Occupy Wall Street Movement, of which I was an active member from the beginning. After a decade of working on the book, I ended up finishing TRAIN TO POKIPSE in the 2011 encampment at Zuccotti Park. During the two and half years of POKIPSE's first edition run, I've tried to pay homage to the legacies of Barney Rosset and OWS by putting forth an example of a new type of author: one that is socially responsible, politically invested, and staunchly anti-Corporate. This included a total boycott of Amazon for the full run of POKIPSE's limited, first edition, as well as the establishment of an up-to-date network of independent booksellers who are open to carrying books that are published and distributed by their authors. Since its inception in 2013, the POKIPSE network of independent booksellers has helped countless authors in the distribution of their books.

Barney Rosset going over POKIPSE edits with me at his 4 Ave loft
Barney Rosset going over POKIPSE edits with me at his 4 Ave loft

A dedicated group of supporters and readers helped me get this far: through being homeless, fighting as an Occupier for a better and more equal world, initiating a lawsuit to stop the unauthorized publication of a POKIPSE galley-book, and waiting tables at upscale NYC restaurants to survive. 

And now I need your help to move forward.

In contributing to this Kickstarter, you will ensure the continuation of this novel's existence, as well as its greater availability in the world. And you'll empower me to move forward as an author.

Your support will go to:

  • Printing a new, high-quality trade paperback edition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE. 
  • Layout and Design
  • Promotion 
  • Storage and Distribution of books
  • Producing the first POKIPSE e-book* 

*This includes the labor, text conversion, layout, and design. The e-book will be an annotated edition with explanatory notes and selected photographic record. 

You have the power to make sure that TRAIN TO POKIPSE remains in the world.

Together we'll continue to show that a contemporary writer can bring their work out with 100 % independence from the Corporate status quo.

Read the excerpt from TRAIN TO POKIPSE that concluded the seminal Adbusters Magazine "Best of 2013" issue here! Available online for the very first time!

 

INCENTIVES

I've been really fortunate to enjoy intimate relationships with many of POKIPSE's readers and supporters. In that vein, I've decided to release items from my personal archive that are closely related to the long and interesting history of this book—all exclusively for supporters of this Kickstarter. 

Besides enjoying your own copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE from a beautiful new edition—as well as the first digital-and- annotated editions of POKIPSE's text—supporters of this Kickstarter can receive art packs featuring contemporary countercultural artists, rare books, and a special curation of Occupy Wall Street originals. 

It's my way of thanking you and welcoming you to the journey. 

ADAM VOID T-SHIRT
ADAM VOID T-SHIRT

T-SHIRT & BOOK 

Designed and printed by Adam Void  on the softest, most comfortable shirts available today—the American Apparel Tri-Blend Track shirt, made in the USA; inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE; plus annotated e-book. 

 Available in sizes S, M, L, XL.

$50 - T-Shirt #2
$50 - T-Shirt #2

 T-Shirt #2 + Book

Two color design featuring an artist’s rendition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE graffiti painted by Rami Shamir. Designed and printed by Adam Void on the softest, most comfortable shirts available today—the American Apparel Tri-Blend Track shirt, made in the USA; inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE; plus annotated e-book.

Available in sizes S, M, L, XL.

$25 Reward
$25 Reward

IMAGINARIUM

Jefferson MayDay MayDay "Imaginarium" zine: limited edition, hand-constructed sourced material from South Carolina's legendary Imaginarium, by Hot Releases artist Jefferson MayDay Mayday

$25 Reward
$25 Reward

ONE-OF-A-KIND HANDWRITTEN PAGE OF FLAWLESS POETRY

Own a piece of history from legendary queer activist Mother Flawless Sabrina. Each one-of-a-kind handwritten page of poetry is unpublished and without copy, making it all your own. Signed and framed.

$25 - OCCUPY BUS TOUR screenprint by Adam Void
$25 - OCCUPY BUS TOUR screenprint by Adam Void

 OCCUPY BUS TOUR screenprint  

Limited edition hand painted screenprint by Adam Void of the proposed Occupy Bus Tour in 2013. Edition of 33, signed and numbered by the artist. Printed on found vintage paper.

$25 - Rare reading showcards from Rami Reading Pack
$25 - Rare reading showcards from Rami Reading Pack

Rami Reading Pack

Rare copies of three showcards from early TRAIN TO POKIPSE readings, as well as a two page essay from Rami Shamir on “Graffiti as a Right”. Essay is included in Permanent Ink #11, a zine featuring previously unseen photos of 2006 era NYC graffiti. Showcards feature the art of Ryan Rabbit, Adam Void and an illustration of the early POKIPSE poster campaign.

$35 - Graffiti Sticker Pack from NYC masters
$35 - Graffiti Sticker Pack from NYC masters

 Graffiti Sticker Pack

 Each of these two unique compilations feature one of a kind graffiti stickers from NYC masters. Vinyl, hand drawn, and screenprinted stickers from RTD, Infinity, Sour, BR, Faro, Droid 907, Royce Bannon, Amanda Wong, Jeremy Fish, Houla, and Avoid pi. More than 20 stickers in each pack.

$60 - DROID 907 hand-painted original
$60 - DROID 907 hand-painted original

DROID 907 HAND-PAINTED ORIGINAL

Original piece of art hand-painted by the legendary DROID 907, depicting his iconic clown character.

$75 Rewards Tier
$75 Rewards Tier

Non-Grove Books from the Barney Rosset Library

Continuing the efforts of my mission to democratize the ownership of literary history by democratizing the ownership of rare books from the Barney Rosset Library, I've lowered the Non-Grove tier from $150.00 to $75.00. Also, there's also a new $100 dollar reward tier where backers can get one Non-Grove book from the Barney Rosset Library and their own inscribed copy of POKIPSE.

I was instrumental in helping Barney and Astrid Rosset prepare the historic books and papers which Columbia University acquired from 2011 - 2014. Over the years, I had obtained several books, almost a miniature branch of the library, during my close friendship and working relationship with both Barney and Astrid. As most of these books have been acquired by institutions, they are very hard to come by. Books will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis. A full list is available below:

Benderson, Bruce. Pacific Agony. Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), 2009. 

Berman, Paul. The Flight of the Intellectuals. New York: Melville House, 2010; first edition. 

Buck, Pearl S. Pavilion of Women. New York: John Day, 1946. Buck, Pearl S. Kinfolk. New York: John Day, 1949. 

Burroughs, William S. Cities of the Red Night. New York: Holt, Rhinehart, & Winston, 1982; first Owl edition. 

Buss, Kate. Studies in the Chinese Drama. Boston: Four Seas Press, 1922; # 378 of an edition limited to one thousand, hand-numbered.

Ernst, Max. Une Semaine de Bonte. New York: Dover Publications; first Dover edition.

Gorer, Geoffrey. The Devil’s Disciple: The Revolutionary Theories of the Marquis De Sade. Paris: Le Ballet des Muses, 1933. 

Guevara, Che. Che Guevara on Guerrilla Warfare. New York: Praeger, 1962; first edition, second printing.  

Jong, Erica. Fear of Flying. New York: Holt, Rhinehart, & Winston, 1972; first edition.

Miller, Henry. The Rosy Crucifixion: Plexus Book One. Evanston: Greenleaf, 1965. RESERVED FOR BACKER #91

Mori, Ogai. Sansho-Dayu. Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1952; translated by Tsutomo Fukuda.  

Mondlin, Marvin and Meader, Roy. Book Row. New York: Carol and Graf, 2004; first edition.  

Nersesian, Arthur. Manhattan Loverboy. New York: Akashic Books, 2000; third printing.

Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art and Culture 1950 -2000. New York; London: Whitney Museum of American Art; W. W. Norton; 1999  

Ratner, Michael. Against War in Iraq. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003.  

Reed, John. Tales of Woe. New York: MTV Press, 2010; first edition.

Sanders, Ed. Revs of the Morrow: New Poems. New York: Lbellum, 2008; second printing.

Salter, James. A Sport and a Pasttime. New York: FSG, 2006.

Turner, Steve. Jack Kerouac: Angelheaded Hipster. New York: Doubleday, 1996; first edition. 

Wallach, Lori. The WTO: Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization. New York: Seven Stories Press, 1999. 

Winslow, Kathryn. Henry Miller: Full of Life: A Memoir of America’s Uninhibited Literary Genius. Los Angeles: Ernest Scott Books, 1986; first edition.

$150 Reward
$150 Reward

SIGNED FIRST EDITION PENNY ARCADE BOOK FROM BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY  

Very rare and without copy, this one-of-a-kind first edition book of Penny Arcade's "Bad Reputation: Performances, Essays, Interviews" is from the Barney Rosset Library. Signed by Penny for this Kickstarter, it's now  truly a rare object in the history of American counterculture.

Occupy Wall Street Rarities Pack
Occupy Wall Street Rarities Pack

 OCCUPY WALL STREET RARITIES PACK

Rare, curated collection of Occupy Wall Street articles, all obtained from original OWS encampments and protests, including: 

 1 Occupied Wall Street Journal  

 1 color D17 poster 3 Occu-Cards

 6 OWS stickers 

 1 "Ten Tips for Filming OWS Protests" 

 1 "Flood Wall Street" Placard

 1 "All Roads Lead to Wall Street: First Anniversary of OWS" placard 

 1 "Ten Commandments" Anti-Death Penalty Magnet

 1 American Spring or Mayday Flyer 

 1 Occu-Dollar 

 1 New World in Our Hearts zine 

 4 Miscellaneous OWS Flyers from OWS encampments and protests,  2011-2012.

 1 article about OWS, featuring Rami Shamir (signed)

Barney Rosset Library First Editions: Grove, Evergreen, Foxrock
Barney Rosset Library First Editions: Grove, Evergreen, Foxrock

BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY: GROVE 

Besides enjoying your own copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE from a beautiful new edition—as well as the first digital-and- annotated editions of POKIPSE's text—you have the rare opportunity to own a bit of publishing history by obtaining your own copy from the Barney Rosset Library. Books from the Barney Rosset Library are part of the collection that went on to be donated to Columbia University in 2012 as an addition to The Rosset Papers. They were given to me over the years of a long friendship with Barney; and after much consultation, I agreed that he would have wanted some of them released in order to expand POKIPSE's reach and my mission as an author. 

Supporters pledging $250 or more can receive a first edition of one of the many Grove, Evergreen, or Foxrock books that Barney published during his storied half-century in American publishing from the library. Copies are marked with the official "Barney Rosset" stamp and include first edition works from Samuel Beckett, John Kennedy Toole, William Burroughs, Henry Miller, Alfred Jarry, Pia Petra, and Jack Kerouac.

1968 Democratic National Convention
1968 Democratic National Convention

1968 CHICAGO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION PRINT  

One-of-a-kind photographic print of Jean Genet, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg marching in the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. From the Barney Rosset Library, affixed with the official BARNEY ROSSET stamp on back of print. The photograph is mentioned in the introduction to Newsweek's seminal 2008 profile of Barney "The Most Dangerous Man in Publishing."

Rare Book Library
Rare Book Library

RARE BOOK LIBRARY

Collection of rare contemporary :

1 book from the OWS Library at Zuccotti Park, stamped with the official "OCCUPY WALL STREET LIBRARY" Stamp

1 book from the Barney Rosset Library, inscribed by the author to Barney Rosset 

1 Grove Press first edition from the Barney Rosset Library

1 signed first edition Gary Indiana book from the author's personal library, donated exclusively for this Kickstarter

1 Illegally Published Galley Book of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (signed) 

1 inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE  

1  3 x 5 Foot Poster of "Letter Urging Booksellers to Carry Naked Lunch"

Detail of Barney Rosset Stamp
Detail of Barney Rosset Stamp
Detail of Thurston Moore inscription to Barney Rosset
Detail of Thurston Moore inscription to Barney Rosset
Detail of Gary Indiana "Utopia's Debris"
Detail of Gary Indiana "Utopia's Debris"

Thank you again. Your support means the world to me!

Risks and challenges

Thanks to my decade of experience with publishing, this project does not face the risks and challenges that endanger others of its kind. I’ve prepared thoroughly to print a new edition: there are final production quotes for every aspect of the project. Many of the rewards are already in hand, and I've been conservative in the estimated dates of reward fulfillment to ensure timely delivery.

All the files for POKIPSE's ebook annotation are in place, and I've already started an advanced education in the creation of digital books, so that I can oversee all the production processes once this Kickstarter is successfully funded.

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    The premiere digital version of TRAIN TO POKIPSE: annotated text with explanatory notes and selected photos illuminate the novel's structure for the first time.

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    Original one-of-a-kind hand written page of poetry by legendary queer activist, Mother Flawless Sabrina. Signed and framed.

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    Jefferson MayDay MayDay Imaginarium Zine: limited edition, hand-constructed sourced material from South Carolina's legendary Imaginarium, by Hot Releases artist Jefferson MayDay MayDay.

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    Limited edition hand painted screenprint by Adam Void of the proposed Occupy Bus Tour in 2013.
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    Rare copies of three showcards from early TRAIN TO POKIPSE readings, as well as a two page essay from Rami Shamir on “Graffiti as a Right”. Essay is included in Permanent Ink #11, a zine featuring previously unseen photos of 2006 era NYC graffiti. Showcards feature the art of Ryan Rabbit, Adam Void and an illustration of the early POKIPSE poster campaign.

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    Folk Art

    Limited collaboration print from South Carolina based queer folk artist Dustin Hinson and mountain man Adam Void. Styrofoam block print with whiteout and graphite drawings make each of the 5 prints a unique work of art.

    Second edition of Black Mountain folk artist Chelsea Ragan’s hand printed mini art book depicting looting scenes from the August 2014 uprising in Ferguson, MO.

    Eccentric mini zine writing sample from Baltimore’s young legend, Dylan Thadani. Includes poetic text collages from his travels across the globe.

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    1 Drawn Original from 1980s' East Village Artist Brian Goodfellow's only known "novel"; plus annotated POKIPSE e-book.

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    Illegally published Anchor-International POKIPSE Galley book; plus annotated e-book.

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    Graffiti Sticker Pack

    Each of these two unique compilations feature one of a kind graffiti stickers from NYC masters. Vinyl, hand drawn, and screenprinted stickers from RTD, Infinity, Sour, BR, Faro, Droid 907, Royce Bannon, Amanda Wong, Jeremy Fish, Houla, and Avoid pi.
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    T-SHIRT & BOOK

    Exclusive backer shirt printed on American Apparel Tri-Blend t-shirt and designed by Artist ADAM VOID; inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE; plus annotated e-book.
    Available in sizes S, M, L, XL.

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    GARY INDIANA SIGNED FIRST EDITION

    1 first edition Gary Indiana novel released and signed exclusively for this Kickstarter campaign; plus annotated POKIPSE e-book.

    CHOOSE FROM ONE OF FOUR FIRST EDITION BOOKS:

    Gone Tomorrow, Pantheon Books, 1993,
    FIRST EDITION (SIGNED)

    Gone Tomorrow, High Risk Books, 1994, FIRST EDITION (SIGNED)

    Three Month Fever: The Andrew Cunanan Story, HarperCollins, 1999, FIRST EDITION (SIGNED)

    Utopia's Debris: Selected Essays, Basic Books, 2008, FIRST EDITION (SIGNED)

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    T-Shirt #2 + Book

    Two color design featuring an artist’s rendition of TRAIN TO POKIPSE graffiti painted by Rami Shamir.
    Designed and printed by Adam Void on the softest, most comfortable shirts available today—the American Apparel Tri-Blend Track shirt, made in the USA; inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE; plus annotated e-book.

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    Original piece of art hand-painted by the legendary DROID 907, depicting his iconic clown character.

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    BOOKSELLER PACKAGE

    Seven signed copies of TRAIN TO POKIPSE! Perfect for booksellers looking to pre-order the book or if you'd like to give copies out to family and friends.

    Plus posters and stickers! And annotated e-book!

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    NAKED LUNCH

    3 Foot x 5 Foot Poster of "Letter Urging Booksellers to Carry Naked Lunch," reprinted from the original exclusively for supporters of this Kickstarter; plus annotated e-book.

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    BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY (NON-GROVE)

    One-of-a-kind, rare book from the Barney Rosset Library (non-Grove), such as Che Guevara's "On Guerrilla Warfare," Henry Miller's "Rosy Crucifixion," and Arthur Nersesian's "Manhattan Loverboy."

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    FULL POKIPSE PACK

    POKIPSE Pack: POKIPSE first edition, POKIPSE second edition, POKIPSE galley book, annotated e-book, exclusive t-shirt, posters and stickers.

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    BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY (NON-GROVE) + POKIPSE BOOK

    One-of-a-kind, rare book from the Barney Rosset Library (non-Grove), such as Che Guevara's "On Guerrilla Warfare," Henry Miller's "Rosy Crucifixion," and Arthur Nersesian's "Manhattan Loverboy."

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    FLAWLESS SABRINA PHOTO-SCULPTURE

    Curtis Carman photo-sculpture of legendary queer rights activist Mother Flawless Sabrina.

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    SIGNED FIRST EDITION PENNY ARCADE BOOK FROM BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY

    Very rare and without copy, this one-of-a-kind first edition book of Penny Arcade's "Bad Reputation: Performances, Essays, Interviews" is from the Barney Rosset Library. Signed by Penny for this Kickstarter, it's now truly a rare object in the history of American counterculture.

    Plus inscribed copy of POKIPSE and annotated e-book.

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    OCCUPY WALL STREET PACK

    Rare, curated package of Occupy Wall Street articles, all obtained from original OWS encampments and protests, including:

    1 Occupied Wall Street Journal

    1 color D17 poster

    3 Occu-Cards

    6 OWS stickers

    1 "Ten Tips for Filming OWS Protests"

    1"Flood Wall Street" Placard

    1 "All Roads Lead to Wall Street: First Anniversary of OWS" placard

    1 "Ten Commandments" Anti-Death Penalty Magnet

    1 American Spring or Mayday Flyer

    1 Occu-Dollar

    1 New World in Our Hearts zine

    4 Miscellaneous OWS Flyers from OWS encampments and protests, 2011-2012.

    1 article about OWS, featuring Rami Shamir (signed)

    Plus annotated e-book.

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    PENNY ARCADE'S "A CUNT IS A USEFUL THING!" INSCRIBED, MINT-CONDITION 7" FROM KILL ROCK STARS

    1992 7" "A Cunt is a Useful Thing!" from Kill Rock Stars. Very rare and in mint condition this 7" is inscribed and available exclusively for supporters of this campaign.

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    BARNEY ROSSET LIBRARY FIRST EDITION

    Rare, one-of-a-kind, Grove Press/ Evergreen/ FoxRockfirst edition such as "Lady Chatterley's Lover" (Grove), "Confederacy of Dunces" (Evergreen), and "Lo's Diary" (Foxrock) from the Barney Rosset Library, stamped with the official BRL stamp.

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    PERSONAL BOOK CONSULTATION

    Four one-on-one sessions to provide with concrete recommendations; discussing distribution, layout, design, and promotional strategy tailored to your needs and goals.

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    1968 CHICAGO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION PRINT

    One-of-a-kind photographic print of Jean Genet, William S. Burroughs, and Allen Ginsberg marching in the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. From the Barney Rosset library, affixed with BARNEY ROSSET stamp on back of print.

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    ONE YEAR OF ADVERTISING

    6 months of advertising are guaranteed to all backers pledging at least $500 to this campaign on Fondation Tanagra, Switzerland's leading arts foundation, regardless of the campaign's success. Successful funding extends the promotion to one year.

    Only open to booksellers that carried TRAIN TO POKIPSE's first edition. See Update #13 for more information.

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    RARE BOOK LIBRARY

    1 Book from the OWS Library at Zuccotti Park, stamped with the Occupied Wall Street Library Stamp

    1 Book from the Barney Rosset Library, inscribed by author to Barney Rosset

    1 Grove Press First Edition from the Barney Rosset Library

    1 First Edition Gary Indiana Book from Gary Indiana's personal Library (signed)

    1 Illegally Published Galley Book of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (signed)

    1 inscribed copy of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

    1 3 Foot x 5 Foot Poster of "Letter Urging Booksellers to Carry Naked Lunch"

    Plus annotated e-book.

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    POKIPSE BOOK CLUB

    Private salon-style reading for you and your friends, anywhere in the US.

    Plus 5 inscribed copies of TRAIN TO POKIPSE, 5 annotated e-books and 5 POKIPSE backer T-Shirts.

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    POKIPSE SALON

    Host a week of private Salon-Style readings, discussions, and seminars for you and your friends, anywhere in the World.

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