New York, NY; London, England; New York, NY: Olympia Press; Sphere Books Limited; Coronet Communications, 1970; 1971. First Edition; First Edition Thus. Softcover. "SPEED is the autobiographical novel of William Burroughs Jr's methedrine inspired Odyssey through New York's asphalt jungle. With painful candor he explores the horizons of the speed freak's world- hustling for dope and money, harassed by the police, crashing in overcrowded, garbage strewn pads, and guiding his.....[Item #4172]
The Prolific & Underappreciated
One of our favorite new sections of the Third Mind Books site, “The Prolific & Underappreciated” category consists of hand-picked works by numerous individuals whose contributions to and achievements in the field of literature fail to match their “renown” or esteem in the minds of common readers, critics or scholars alike. We take this category to be an opportunity for all to discover the rich repository of untapped resources that are these authors and their many works.
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Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1990. First Printing. Hardcover. “In these critical essays Gregory Stephenson takes the reader on a journey through the literature of the Beat Generation: a journey encompassing that common ethos of Beat literature—the passage from darkness to light, from fragmented being toward wholeness, from Beat to Beatific. In his introduction, Stephenson provides a brief history of this literary and cultural phenomenon and establishes the basis.....[Item #5275]
Orient, NY: The Mediterranean Review, 1971. First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Diane Wakoski. A vintage number of the acclaimed "International Quarterly of Literature & Art," "...devoted to new literature not only from the Mediterranean area but from the rest of the world" as stated by the publisher, chiefly edited by Robert DeMaria. Featuring fiction & drama by Sam Elkin, Mario Fratti & others; non-fiction including "The Academic Take-Over" by John.....[Item #3498]