Many people do not know that Richard Brautigan release a spoken word album. Listening to Richard Brautigan was released on Harvest after the proposed release on Zapple, the Beatles' spoken word label, fell through.
He also edited a mimeo, Change, with Ron Loewinsohn in 1963 in San Francisco. It was 25 cents an issue. An 85 year subscription of 1,020 issues was $255. Not a good investment as Change was destined to be a one-shot. Change often is it seems.