Chicago, IL: Big Table, Inc., Spring 1959. First Printing. Softcover. A famous & essential collector's item, this is "the complete contents of the suppressed winter 1959 Chicago Review" as noted on the front cover. As editor Irving Rosenthal explains in his introductory editorial, the authorities of University of Chicago Press would not allow contributions by William S. Burroughs or Jack Kerouac in the Chicago Review, due to their then-very controversial.....[Item #1803]
MAY FEATURE: THE "MAGAZINES & LITERARY JOURNALS" SPECIAL
The THIRD MIND BOOKS MAY FEATURE spotlights 25 delectable selections from our “MAGAZINES & LITERARY JOURNALS” category, a longtime favorite of collectors worldwide. In magazines and literary journals, the now-canonized and celebrated literary movements germinated and gestated, proceeding to make more pronounced encroachments upon the gatekept literary establishment’s shifting battle lines. Many would make shockwaves throughout the counterculture(s), and a treasured few would simmer up to puncture the collective consciousness at large. We honor these magazines—their contributors and their legacies—in this month’s feature.
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Paris, France: Olympia Press, 1963. First Edition. Softcover. (Maynard & Miles C54, p. 122). “With bitter hilarity William Burroughs blasts our mismanaged and deranged planet. The section printed here is a continuous excerpt from his latest novel, ‘The Ticket That Exploded.’ Readers unfamiliar with Burroughs’ fold-in technique of writing may appreciate the author’s explanation of what he’s about: ‘My writing methods are similar to those of photographic montage. I want.....[Item #3992]