The $17 app is described as "an e-book and also as a source of ancillary information," featuring extensive commentary, interactive maps linking Kerouac's real-life road trips to sections of the book, audio recordings and never-before-seen photos. "Pretty much the only thing missing," says the Gray Lady in her review, "is the chance to hear the novel read aloud by that sexy-voiced woman from your GPS."
The On The Road app outsold the both the Bible and the hotly anticipated T.S. Eliot The Waste Land app last week. For even more of a behind-the-scenes look at the seminal novel, check out this video the New York Public Library put together from the Jack Kerouac Archive: