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.
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