Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Now, nearly forty years after the book's first U.S. appearance, Burroughs scholar Barry Miles and Burroughs's longtime editor James Grauerholz have given us an edition of the book that includes many editorial corrections and incorporates Burroughs's notes on the text, several essays he wrote over the years about the book, and, most excitingly, and appendix of forty pages of new material and alternate drafts from the original manuscript, which predates the edition that was eventually published by Olympia Press in Paris. For the Burroughs enthusiast and the neophyte, this volume is a valuable and fresh experience of perhaps his most enduring artistic legacy.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS (1914 1997) was the author of numerous novels, including Nova Express, The Ticket That Exploded, The Soft Machine, and The Wild Boys, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. JAMES GRAUERHOLZ was Burroughs s longtime secretary and editor. BARRY MILES has been involved for years with Beat literature as a scholar and participant. Among his books are The Beat Hotel and biographies of Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac.About the Author:
William S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis in 1914 and lived in Chicago, New York, Texas, Paris, Tangier, London, and Lawrence, Kansas, where he died in August 1997. He was the author of numerous books, including Naked Lunch, The Soft Machine, Nova Express, The Ticket that Exploded, and The Wild Boys, and was inducted as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. James Grauerholz was William Burroughs’s longtime manager and editor, and is now his literary executor.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Grove, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition.... New York: Grove (2003). First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. A pristine unread copy (without marks or bruises or smells or any other defect). Comes with archival-quality mylar dust jacket cover (not clipped, of course). Shipped in well-padded box. Purchased new and opened only to be signed, no inscriptions, just the editor's name directly on the title page. SIGNED BY BARRY MILES on title page. You cannot find a better copy. 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 1010-79
Book Description Grove Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0802116396 New. Looks like an interesting title, learn more! We provide domestic tracking upon request. We provide personalized customer service and want you to have a great experience purchasing from us. 100% satisfaction guaranteed and thank you for your consideration. Bookseller Inventory # S-0802116396
Book Description Grove Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0802116396
Book Description Grove Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0802116396 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0452444
Book Description Grove Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110802116396