Naked Lunch: The Restored Text

Version: Unabridged
Author: William S. Burroughs , James Grauerholz , Barry Miles
Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Genres: Classics
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: February 2009
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 10 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

A masterpiece. A cry from hell, a brutal, terrifying, and savagely funny book that swings between uncontrolled hallucination and fierce, exact satire.--Newsweek

Author Details

Author Details

Burroughs, William S.

William S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis in 1914. He is best-known work is 1959's "Naked Lunch"--which became the focus of a landmark 1962 Supreme Court decision that helped eliminate literary censorship in the United States. Described by Norman Mailer as one of America's few writers genuinely "possessed by genius," he died in 1997. His many other works include "Junky" and "The Place of Dead Roads" (Picador).

Grauerholz, James

JAMES GRAUERHOLZ was William Burroughs's longtime manager and editor.

Miles, Barry

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.