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Beat Scene, No. 70

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Spring 2013. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The spring 2013 issue of the large magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK, as always devoted to the Beat Generation. With many great articles, reviews & images, including "Pilgrimage to the Promised Land" by Gregory Stephenson, about Kerouac's brief visit to Cheyenne, Wyoming that was memorialized in On The Road; a lengthy... Item #1835

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Beat Scene, No. 71

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Autumn 2013. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The Autumn 2013 issue of the large magazine-format literary journal edited & published by Kevin Ring in the UK, as always devoted cover-to-cover to the Beat Generation. This issue features a very special bonus: A DVD of a filmed interview with writer Iain Sinclair, author of the recently published American Smoke, where he recounts his travels in the... Item #1836

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Beat Scene, No. 71
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Milwaukee: A Memoir about the making of the film BEAT

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2013. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Number 39 in the Beat Scene Press Pocket Book Series published by Kevin Ring in the UK. This is an excerpt from As Bad As It Gets, a memoir by filmmaker Gary Walkow about his experiences making the film Beat in 2000. It recounts the author's first encounter with Courtney Love, who ultimately starred in Beat as Joan... Item #1867

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Milwaukee: A Memoir about the making of the film BEAT
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Beat Scene, No. 73

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, Summer 2014. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. The Summer 2014 issue of the large magazine-format literary journal published by Kevin Ring in the UK, devoted as always to the Beat Generation. This number features fascinating, informative articles about John Wieners & other Boston poets; Robert Duncan & his associates; an account of William S. Burroughs' 1978 reading appearance in Amsterdam by fellow reader Eddie Woods;... Item #1872

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Beat Scene, No. 73
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Charles Bukowski and John Martin...The Red Vulture Men

Coventry, England: The Beat Scene Press, 2014. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. No. 43 in the Beat Scene Press chapbook series, published & here authored by Kevin Ring. An essay about Charles Bukowski & John Martin, whose Black Sparrow Press published (& continues to publish) many of Bukowski's works. There is succinct, informative biographical material on the author & his long-time editor & publisher, with emphasis on & extensive quotes... Item #1832

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Charles Bukowski and John Martin...The Red Vulture Men
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The Award Avant-Garde Reader

New York, NY: Award Books, 1965. First Printing. Softcover. "No writing in our time has caused such controversy as this. The movement has been a source of inspiration...and scandal. The writers have been praised...and damned. The works have won best-sellerdom...and been suppressed." An anthology of avant-garde writing edited by Gil Orlovitz, in which "Not a single story has ever been published in English before (both quotes from back cover). Featuring... Item #1871

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The Award Avant-Garde Reader
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Writers in Revolt: An anthology

New York, NY: Berkeley Publishing Corporation, 1963. First Printing. Softcover. An early anthology of "the most controversial writing Today"(from front cover) edited by Terry Southern, Richard Seaver & Alexander Trocchi. Includes an essay on William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch by E. S. Seldon (originally published in a 1957 issue of Evergreen Review several years before its full publication), followed by a passage from WSB's breakthrough work. Also excerpts of works... Item #1870

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Writers in Revolt: An anthology
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Evergreen Review, Volume 9, Number 36

New York, NY: Evergreen Review, 1965. First Edition. Soft Cover. Maynard & Miles C118, p. 142 This June 1965 issue of the Evergreen Review features excerpts from testimony during the Boston censorship trial of William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch earlier that year by Allen Ginsberg and Norman Mailer. Also contributions by Octavio Paz, LeRoi Jones, the Marquis De Sade, Richard Seaver, and others also appear in this issue. A vintage... Item #1881

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Evergreen Review, Volume 9, Number 36
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The Soft Machine

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1966. First U.S. Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover. Maynard & Miles, A5 (b), pgs. 24-26. As William S. Burroughs said, "The purpose of my writing is to expose and arrest nova criminals. In Naked Lunch, Nova Express and The Soft Machine I show who they are and what they are doing and what they will do if not arrested."(front & rear dust jacket flaps) This... Item #1876

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The Soft Machine
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The New Writing in the USA

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. First Edition. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, B27(a), pg. 98. A compilation of writings issued only in the UK as a softcover original, edited by Donald Allen & Robert Creeley. Features an excerpt from The Naked Lunch (as it was originally titled) by William S. Burroughs, along with a short biographical note on WSB in an appendix. Also contributions by Richard Brautigan, Gregory Corso, Lawrence... Item #1873

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The New Writing in the USA
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Evergreen Review, Vol. 12, No. 52

New York, NY: Evergreen Review, Inc. 1968. First Printing. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, C191, pg. 155. This March 1968 issue of the Evergreen Review features a short story by William S. Burroughs, "Johnny 23," with a full-page illustration by Ann Weisman on opposite page. This issue also includes an essay by Gary Snyder, "Passage to More Than India," the complete text of the play "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" by... Item #1874

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Evergreen Review, Vol. 12, No. 52
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Evergreen Review, Vol. 12, No. 60

New York, NY: Evergreen Review, Inc. 1968. First Printing. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, C215, pg. 158. This November 1968 issue of the literary-cultural journal edited by the legendary Barney Rosset features a lengthy story by William S. Burroughs, "Day the Records Went Up," with a full-page multi-media illustration by John Somsky on preceding page. Also an extensive report by John Schultz about the notorious Democratic National Convention in Chicago that... Item #1875

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Evergreen Review, Vol. 12, No. 60
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Antaeus, No. 2

New York, NY & Tangier, Morocco: The Gaea Society, 1971. First Printing. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, C304, pg. 168. This second number of the literary journal issued in Spring 1971 features a piece of short fiction by William S. Burroughs, Pages from Chaos. WSB is also listed as a contributing editor. Also contributions by Paul Bowles (also the consulting editor), John Ciardi, Michael McClure, Joyce Carol Oates, May Swenson &... Item #1878

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Antaeus, No. 2
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Adventures in Poetry, Number 9

New York, NY: Larry Fagin, Spring 1972. First Printing. Softcover. Maynard & Miles, C327, pg. 171. The ninth number of the literary journal edited & published by Larry Fagin, a key exemplar of the "Mimeo Revolution" in NYC during the 1960s &1970s. This issue features a short story by William S. Burroughs, Distant Heels. Also contributions by Jim Dine, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Ron Padgett, Anne Waldman & many others... Item #1879

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Adventures in Poetry, Number 9
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The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc. 1973. First Evergreen Black Cat Edition, First Printing (First Edition Thus). Softcover. Maynard & Miles, A20 (d), pg. 77. In her fine critical biography, William S. Burroughs, Jennie Skerl writes that "The wild boys represent the release of demonic energy in conscious fantasy, which Burroughs believes is a means of human liberation- both personal and social. By bringing the unconscious irrational desires of the... Item #1877

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The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead
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New Departures Number 7-8 & 10-11

London, England: Michael Horovitz, 1975. First Printing. Softcover. This double-double number of the UK literary journal edited by Michael Horovitz is brimming with mostly original contributions by a wide mixture of the most well- & unknown cutting-edge literary figures from the time of (or recently deceased at) its publication in the mid-1970s to this day & beyond, compiled over many years since the previous issue. Featuring a prose-poem piece by... Item #1880

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New Departures Number 7-8 & 10-11
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Proceedings of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters: Second Series, Number Thirty-Four

New York, NY: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1983. First Printing. Softcover. A rare memento of one of the most prestigious-& surreal- incidents in the life of William S. Burroughs: His induction into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Department of Literature, on May 18, 1983. This most venerable, distinguished blue-blooded institution came around to the recognition of WSB as an important contributor to... Item #1883

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Proceedings of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters: Second Series, Number Thirty-Four
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Contemporary Literature, Vol. 26, No. 1

Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1985. First Printing. Softcover. This Spring 1985 number of the academic literary journal published at the University of Wisconsin features a scholarly article with footnotes on the work of William S. Burroughs by Robin Lyndenberg, "Notes from the Orifice: Language and the Body in William Burroughs." Two years later, Lyndenberg's full book-length critical study, World Cultures: Radical Theory and Practice in William S.... Item #1884

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Contemporary Literature, Vol. 26, No. 1
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Conjunctions: 9

Boston, MA: David R. Godine, Publishers, Inc. 1986. First Hardcover Printing. Hardcover. This number of the literary journal edited by Bradford Morrow features an excerpt from William S. Burroughs' The Cat Inside, before it was first published in its entirety later that year (1986) as a lavish, very limited edition, & in different trade format in 1992. This first hardcover printing, scarcer than the simultaneously issued softcover edition, also contains... Item #1885

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Conjunctions: 9
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Conjunctions: 9

Boston, MA: David R. Godine, Publishers, Inc. 1986. First Softcover Printing. Softcover. This is the first softcover printing of the ninth number of the literary journal edited by Branford Morrow. Featuring an excerpt from William S. Burroughs' The Cat Inside, before it was first published in its entirety later that year (1986) as a lavish, very limited edition, & in different trade format in 1992. Also contributions by Barbara Guest... Item #1886

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Conjunctions: 9
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Rolling Stone, Issue No. 485

New York, NY: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. October 23, 1986. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. This number of the iconic music & youth culture magazine features a lengthy article on William S. Burroughs, "The Return of the Invisible Man," by James Fox. By then (1986) ensconsed in Lawrence, Kansas as an Elder Statesman of letters, his life & work is reviewed & described. With many insights & quotes from this late... Item #1887

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Rolling Stone, Issue No. 485
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Water Row Review, Vol. 1

Sudbury, MA: Water Row Press, 1987. First Printing. Softcover. The first issue of the literary journal & catalog edited by Jeffrey H. Weinberg. Features an excerpt from William S. Burroughs' The Western Lands, preceding the publication of the full work later that year (1987), & a brief piece by Michael White recounting his conversation with WSB at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, CO during the early 1980s. Also an account... Item #1888

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Water Row Review, Vol. 1
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The Paris Review, Vol. 30, No. 109

Flushing, NY: The Paris Review, Inc. 1988. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the venerable literary journal features "Twilights Last Gleamings" by William S. Burroughs. As explained in WSB's entry in Notes on Contributors at the end of this issue, this piece is considered his first foray into literature, written in 1938 while he was an undergraduate at Harvard University. It appears here for the first time in complete form... Item #1889

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The Paris Review, Vol. 30, No. 109
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Ghosts At No. 9; Towers Open Fire

n/p (USA): Unknown (from archives of Psychic TV), Circa 1989. First Edition Thus. Video Cassette in Case. "Ghosts At No. 9: 1962 film footage by Antony Balch with William Burroughs & Brion Gysin/Soundtrack by William Burroughs/From the archives of Psychic TV/ Plus the classic film Towers Open Fire"(front cover of case). A re-release from the 1980s of two of the collaborations by filmmaker Antony Balch with William S. Burroughs &... Item #1882

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Ghosts At No. 9; Towers Open Fire
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Spin Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11

New York, NY: Bob Guccione, Jr. February 1990. First Printing. Stapled Wrappers. A 1990 vintage print issue of the music & pop-cultural magazine, edited & published by the son of the late founder of Penthouse. This number features an opinion column by William S. Burroughs, titled "Antihero." In quintessential fashion, WSB exhorts the reader to "...mind his own business and let others do the same..." amidst then-current anti-drug "just say... Item #1837

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Spin Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11


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