oliver harris

Cutting Up the Century: A Review

Ever since the hundredth anniversary of William S. Burroughs’ birth in 2014, there has been a glut of books about…

2 years ago

ESBN 2016 Report

The European Beat Studies Network (EBSN) was established in 2010 as a self-described “light touch organization” whose mission is to…

5 years ago

William S. Burroughs, C. J. Bradbury Robinson, and Williams Mix

Love or hate him, venerate or revile him, the life and work of William Seward Burroughs continues to inspire and…

8 years ago

The Weird Cult: How Scientology Shaped the Writing of William S. Burroughs

Note: This essay inspired the 2013 book, Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult.' All of the uncertainties in…

10 years ago

The Beat Hotel…World Premiere Dec. 8 at Cinematheque, Copenhagen

Beat Hotel Trailer 8th December 2011 Copenhagen The world premiere of  Alan Govenar's 2011 documentary, The Beat Hotel, will screen…

10 years ago

Do the Beats Matter Today?

by Harry Burrus When Jack Kerouac died in 1969, only one of his 20+ books was in print. At the…

12 years ago

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