The Restored Text
Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802122070, 289pp.
Publication Date: July 16, 2013
JAMES GRAUERHOLZ was William Burroughs's longtime manager and editor.
Barry Miles has been involved for years with Beat literature as a scholar and participant. Among his books are The Beat Hotel and biographies of Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac.
The Beat Generation icon was a magnet for artists, musicians and wannabe hipsters. In a 1985 interview, the author credited his most groundbreaking work to the fallout from his wife's accidental death at his own hands, saying, "It was an event that ... made me into a writer." Burroughs died in 1997. More at NPR.org
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