The Letters of William S. Burroughs: 1945-1959
This is the first in a two volume set of the collected letters of William S. Burroughs. The letters are entertaining and revealing, placing Burroughs's work in the context of an extraordinary life, and Burroughs himself in the context of a decade and a half of momentous cultural change.
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THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS: 1945-1959User Review - Kirkus
The MTV generation's idea of an outlaw-writer, Burroughs finds himself a minor/grand old man of sorts—which is why, presumably, this book. These letters were mostly to Allen Ginsberg (whom for a ... Read full review
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Necessary reading for the completist & scholar, but a trifle too involved in the minutiae of Burroughs' life to be of interest to the passing reader. Provides insight into the works in progress of the ... Read full review