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I think of Dean Moriarty, I even think of Old Dean Moriarty the father we never found, I think of Dean Moriarty.

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William S. Burroughs And Lawrence, Kansas: Linked Inexorably

Wednesday, February 5, marked what would have been the 100th birthday of one of the 20th century’s most important and notorious writers: William S.…

Mellon Tytell: William S Burroughs and Gregory Corso standing in front of the West End Bar, 1973
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After re-reading Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil’s book Please Kill Me: The Oral History of Punk, I’ve been curious to learn more about the New York City that Richard Hell and Patti Smit…

FEBRUARY 5 St. Louis-born writer William S. Burroughs born this day in 1914 (died 1997). 'You were not there for the beginning. You will not be there for the end. Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative' (Naked Lunch)
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Review: A Man Within Probes William S. Burroughs' Complicated Life

Documentary William S. Burroughs: A Man Within engagingly dissects the influential writer’s body of speculative and sci-fi work. Running at nearly an hour, director Yony Leyser’s wide-ranging analysis of Burroughs’ tragic yet productive life touches all the subversive bases: The author’s accidental murder of his wife, Joan, in a drug-fueled shooting game. His creative collaboration […]

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William Burroughs & Kurt Cobain

William Burroughs & Kurt Cobain

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Jack Kerouac with William Burroughs' cat. Tangier, Morocco, 1957. so rememeber what to read when coning to Morocco

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Jack Kerouac with William Burroughs' cat. Tangier, Morocco, 1957. so rememeber what to read when coning to Morocco

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Peter Orlovsky and Jack Kerouac pose in their shorts, while Burroughs takes a nap fully clothed on a beach in Tangier, Morocco, c1957

William Burroughs - in pictures

The author of Naked Lunch was born 100 years ago today. From his friendships with Beat authors such as Kerouac and Ginsberg, to his meetings with Dennis Hopper and Sting, browse images from a long and disreputable lifeWill Self on BurroughsJoin our Reading group to discuss Junky

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Ginsberg, Kerouac and Burroughs: celebrating the Beats in Paris | Jack Kerouac

In the late 50s the Beat movement reached its high point, with Ginsberg, Kerouac and Burroughs sharing rooms in a rundown hotel near the Seine. James Campbell visits a new exhibition at the Pompidou Centre and a pivotal moment in cultural history

Allen Ginsberg's photo. William Burroughs - Dreams and Intentions

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Kerouac, Ginsberg and Burroughs were the genesis of The Beats and of course WSB was part of the huge wealth of Burroughs Business Machines and this must have helped them be supposedly 'Down & Out In Paris" and everywhere else groovy.
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Kerouac, Ginsberg and Burroughs were the genesis of The Beats and of course WSB was part of the huge wealth of Burroughs Business Machines and this must have helped them be supposedly 'Down & Out In Paris" and everywhere else groovy.