The 5 Best Books About William S. Burroughs

Last week, I reviewed a new book about William S. Burroughs that focused on the author’s time in Europe during…

11 months ago

New Books on Hunter Thompson and William Burroughs

The Hell’s Angels Letters Last year, I had the pleasure of reading Margaret Ann Harrell’s Keep This Quiet, a memoir…

12 months ago

Why Did William Burroughs Shoot His Wife?

William Burroughs is largely known for three things.  He was a junkie, he wrote Naked Lunch and he shot and…

12 months ago

Review: The Fall of America Journals

The Fall of America Journals is the third of a three-book series edited by Michael Schumacher and published by the…

12 months ago

A Sixty-Year History of The Rum Diary

Sixty years ago, on June 26th, 1960, an article with an odd title appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal. “A Louisvillian…

1 year ago

The Howling Inferno: Crying Out in Anguish to America

But all the streets are burning everywhere. The city is burning these multitudes that climb Her buildings. Their inferno is…

1 year ago

Beatdom #20 is on Sale

I am really happy to be able to say that Beatdom #20 is now - finally - on sale. We…

1 year ago

What to Expect from Beatdom# 20

For the past few months, the world has been in turmoil. Life has been turned upside down for many of…

1 year ago

Allen Ginsberg’s First Poem?

I was doing some research this morning for a forthcoming book about Hunter S. Thompson (who attended the Kentucky Derby…

1 year ago

From “Philadelphia-Sigma subversion and insurrection” Center to Kingsley Hall: exploring the Laing-Trocchi-Berke connection

It should have been one of the most enduring countercultural unions of the century: Alex Trocchi, avant-garde novelist, drug fiend,…

1 year ago

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