William S. Burroughs



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  • General Fiction

    Oct-2018

    Two seminal figures of the Beat movement, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, discuss literary influences and personal history in a never-before-published three-day conversation following the release of the David Cronenberg film of Burroughs’ ...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2018

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  • Literary

    Jul-2014

    Before he was gunned down in the Palace Chop House in Newark, New Jersey, in October 1935, Arthur Flegenheimer, alias Dutch Schultz, was generally considered New York’s number one racketeer. Taken to a hospital following the gangland shooting, Schu...

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  • Literary

    Nov-2008

    The legendary novel whose true events inspired the film KILL YOUR DARLINGSIn the summer of 1944, a shocking murder rocked the fledgling Beats. William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, both still unknown, we inspired by the crime to collaborate on a nov...

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  • Literary

    Dec-2007

    Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is the most intimate book ever written by William S. Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and one of the most celebrated literary outlaws of our time. Laid out as diary entries of the last nine month...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2001

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  • Literary

    Jul-2000

    With the publication of Naked Lunch in 1959, William Burroughs abruptly brought international letters into the postmodern age. Beginning with his very early writing (including a chapter from his and Jack Kerouac's never-before-seen collaborative nove...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1995

    A provocative, intensely personal novel by the author of The Western Lands interweaves a world of vivid and visionary dreams into a direct and powerful force in human life. 15,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo....

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1994

    Nova Trilogy -

    In The Ticket That Exploded, William S. Burroughs’s grand “cut-up” trilogy that starts with The Soft Machine and continues through Nova Express reaches its climax as inspector Lee and the Nova Police engage the Nova Mob in a decisive battle for ...

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  • Literary

    Oct-1993

    Two counterculture novels in one volume. Two shattering autobiographical novels offer a vision of alienated youth at its most raw and uncensored. "A compelling narrative that balances the methedrine horrors with the ou...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1992

    Both heartwarming and meditative, The Cat Inside explores not only the personal relationship between Burroughs and cats, but the deeper relationship of cats with mankind, which Burroughs traces back to the Egyptians. This book of moving and witty d...

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  • Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Nova Trilogy -

    The Soft Machine introduced us to the conditions of a universe where endemic lusts of the mind and body pray upon men, hook them, and turn them into beasts. Nova Express takes William S. Burroughs’s nightmarish futuristic tale one step further. The...

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  • Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Nova Trilogy -

    In Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs revealed his genius. In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing taboo. Continuing his ferocious v...

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  • Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

    The Wild Boys is a futuristic tale of global warfare in which a guerrilla gang of boys dedicated to freedom battles the organized armies of repressive police states. Making full use of his inimitable humor, wild imagination, and style, Burroughs crea...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1989

    Interzone portrays the development of Burroughs's mature writing style by presenting a selection of pieces from the mid-1950s. His outrageous tone of voice represents the exorcism of four decades of oppressive sexual and social conditioning. Burroug...

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  • Science Fiction

    Dec-1987

    Western Lands - 3

    A fascinating mix of autobiographical episodes and extraordinary Egyptian theology, Burroughs's final novel is poignant and melancholic. Blending war films and pornography, and referencing Kafka and Mailer, The Western Lands confirms his status as ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1987

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  • Science Fiction

    1986

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  • Science Fiction

    Nov-1985

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1985

    Originally written in 1952 but not published till 1985, Queer is an enigma - both an unflinching autobiographical self-portrait and a coruscatingly political novel, Burroughs' only realist love story and a montage of comic-grotesque fantasies that ...

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  • Literary

    Mar-1984

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  • Science Fiction

    Jan-1984

    Western Lands - 2

    A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom. The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the t...

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  • Science Fiction

    Apr-1981

    Western Lands - 1

    While young men wage war against an evil empire of zealous mutants, the population of this modern inferno is afflicted with the epidemic of a radioactive virus. An opium-infused apocalyptic vision from the legendary author of Naked Lunch is the first...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1979

    Conspirators plot to explode a train carrying nerve gas. A perfect servant suddenly reveals himself to be the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu. Science-fantasy wars, racism, corporate capitalism, drug addiction, and various medical and psychiatric horrors all...

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  • Literary

    Nov-1978

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1977

    In this complete and unexpurgated edition of this book about drug addiction, William S. Burroughs depicts the addict's life: his hallucinations, his ghostly nocturnal wanderings, his strange sexuality, and his hunger for the needle....

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  • Science Fiction

    1959

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