In Search of the Next Kick

An insightful mini-biography of the icon of the “beat” generation ...


Stewart Justman

Stewart Justman’s books include Seeds of Mortality, a reflection on cancer and culture that received the PEN Award for the Art of the Essay; Fool’s Paradise, an exploration of self-help literature that won the Popular Culture Association award for best book of the year; and Do No Harm, a study of a treatment initiative that was halted by prudent medical practice.  Mr. Justman is the only lay member of the Five-Alpha Reductase Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology/American Urological Association.  He directs the Liberal Studies Program at the University of Montana and is married, with two children.