William S. Burroughs


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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 DARLINGS In 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 no...

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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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    Literary

    Jul-2000

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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' 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 the pl...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1992

    A meditation on the long and mysterious relationship between cats and their human hosts by one of America's leading literary outlaws traces back to the Egyptian cult of the "animal other" and includes anecdotes about the author's own cats....

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Nova Trilogy -

    The third and final installment in Burroughs' Nova trilogy, this surrealist novel is part sci-fi, part Swiftian parody, pure Burroughs.The Soft Machine introduced us to the conditions of a universe where endemic lusts of the mind and body pray upon m...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Nova Trilogy -

    In The Soft Machine, William S. Burroughs begins an adventure that will take us into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing taboo. Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred, hype, poverty, war, bureauc...

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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

    In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, finding a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. It was this city that served as a catalyst for Burroughs as a writer, the backdrop for one of the most radical tr...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1987

    Western Lands - 3

    Here is the final novel of Burroughs' Red Night trilogy, available in audio for the first time.A fascinating mix of autobiographical episodes and extraordinary Egyptian theology, Burroughs' final novel is poignant and melancholic. Blending war films ...

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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

    The definitive 25th-anniversay edition of Burroughs's legendary second novel. Originally written in 1952 but not published till 1985, "Queer" is an enigma-both an unflinching autobiographical self-portrait and a coruscatingly political novel, Burrou...

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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...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1981

    Western Lands - 1

    From one of the founders of the beat generation and the 1960s counterculture comes this opening novel of a series available now in audio for the first time.An opium addict is lost in the jungle; young men wage war against an empire of mutants; a hand...

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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

    "Junk is not, like alcohol or a weed, a means to increased enjoyment of life. Junk is not a kick. It is a way of life." In his debut novel, "Junky," Burroughs fictionalized his experiences using and peddling heroin and other drugs in the 1950s into a...

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    Science Fiction

    1959

    Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its influence on the relationship of art and obscenity, it is one of the books that redefined not just literat...

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    Science Fiction

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