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Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the ‘Weird Cult’ Out Now

David S. Wills’ ground-breaking text, Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the ‘Weird Cult’ is now available on Amazon as both a paperback and a Kindle ebook. It will soon be available through the Beatdom Books website.

While you’re waiting for your copy to arrive, take a look at some of the essays David has written on the topic of Burroughs and his Scientology infatuation:

The Weird Cult: How Scientology Shaped the Writing of William S. Burroughs – from Beatdom #10

William S. Burroughs on Scientology – from Reality Studio

William S. Burroughs: Scientologist – from The Nervous Breakdown

An excerpt also appeared in Matthew Levi Stevens’ Final Academy publication.

David S. Wills

David S. Wills is the founder and editor of Beatdom literary journal and the author of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs the Weird Cult and World Citizen: Allen Ginsberg as Traveller. His next book, High White Notes: The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism comes out in November, 2021.

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