Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader. William S. Burroughs.

Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader

ISBN: 0802116299
New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover. The first comprehensive compilation of shorter works & excerpts from longer works which covers all of the phases of William S. Burroughs' over half-century of literary achievement. First hardcover edition, first printing, published the year after WSB's death. Edited, with critical-biographical essays introducing each section & epilogue by James Grauerholz- companion, foremost authority & keeper of WSB's legacy. Co-edited by Ira Silverberg & with an introduction by noted scholar & author Ann Douglas. Complete with never-played spoken word CD of WSB reading his works bound in as issued in still-sealed sleeve; "Spoken-Word CD" sticker affixed to dust jacket. See Shoaf, Section I, No. 92, pg. 65; Schottlaender, A76 (A), pg. 22. An excellent introduction to the scope & significance of the greatest Beat-&-Beyond writer, & an increasingly rare collectible. Book & dust jacket in very fine condition, both substantially mint; CD sealed & never played as noted above. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #1075]

Price: $75.00