10 best books like Junky (William S. Burroughs): Lord of the Flies, The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs and Corso in Paris, 1957-1963, Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs, Go, First Third & Other Writings - Revised & Expanded Edition Together With A New Prologue, Lonesome Traveler, Planet News, William S. Burroughs, Throbbing Gristle, Brion Gysin, The Portable Beat Reader, Gentleman Junkie: The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs

AuthorWilliam Golding
At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want. Anything. They attempt to forge their own society, failing,...
AuthorBarry Miles
The Beat Hotel is a delightful chronicle of a remarkable moment in American literary history. From the Howl obscenity trial to the invention of the cut-up technique, Barry Miles's extraordinary narrative chronicles the feast of ideas that was Paris, where the Beats took awestruck audiences with...
AuthorTed Morgan
Anarchist, heroin addict, alcoholic, nihilist, homosexual crusader, and brilliant writer, William S. Burroughs was the patron saint and Prince of Darkness of the Beats of the 1950s. His ground-breaking avant-garde masterpiece NAKED LUNCH shocked the literary world with its graphic descriptions...
AuthorJohn Clellon Holmes
The novel that launched the beat generation's literary legacy describes the world of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Neil Cassady. Published two months before Kerouac began On the Road, Go is the first and most accurate chronicle of the private lives the Beats lived before they became public figures....
AuthorNeal Cassady
Immortalized as Dean Moriarty by Jack Kerouac in his epic novel, On the Road, Neal Cassady was infamous for his unstoppable energy and his overwhelming charm, his savvy hustle and his devil-may-care attitude. A treasured friend and traveling companion of Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs,...
AuthorJack Kerouac
As he roams the US, Mexico, Morocco, Paris and London, Jack Kerouac breathlessly records, in prose of pure poetry, the life of the road. Standing on the engine of a train as it rushes past fields of prickly cactus; witnessing his first bullfight in Mexico while high on opium; catching up with the beat night...
AuthorAllen Ginsberg
Planet News collecting seven years’ Poesy scribed to 1967 begins with electronic politics disassociation & messianic rhapsody TV Baby in New York, continues picaresque around the globe, elan perceptions notated at Mediterranean, Galilee & Ganges till next breakthrough, comedown...
AuthorV. Vale
In an inspired touch, RE/Search publisher V. Vale brought together the work of groundbreaking novelist William Burroughs and avant-garde painter Brion Gysin (already linked by their collaborations in the “cut-up” method of artistic creation) with the founders of industrial music, Throbbing...
AuthorAnn Charters
Beginning in the late 1940s, American literature discovered a four-letter word, and the word was "beat." Beat as in poverty and beatitude, ecstacy and exile. Beat was Jack Kerouac touring the American road in prose as fast and reckless as a V-8 Chevy. It was the junk-sick surrealism of William Burroughs,...
AuthorGraham Caveney
With "Gentleman Junkie," Graham Caveney gives us the definitive life of William S. Burroughs - less a biography than a "chronology of the Burroughs phenomenon, " an examination of the myth behind the man. Filled with 150 color photos - many of them never seen before - and new biographical material, "Gentleman...
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