tomorrow afternoon (tuesday 17th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm friday 20th)
great lives: allen ginsberg
“Matthew Parris is joined by Michael Horovitz who nominates fellow poet and founder of the Beat generation Allen Ginsberg as his Great Life.
Ginsberg’s friend and biographer Barry Miles provides biographical detail of this colourful and controversial writer, who through his battle for free expression inspired American counter culture.”
(if you miss it, available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03lph8m)