Tuesday, May 17, 2011

William S. Burroughs pissing off some people in Turkey

William S. Burroughs is making the news. His works are pissing off some people in Turkey. Read below.

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(From Wikipedia - The Source of all knowledge)
William Seward Burroughs II aka William Lee
February 5, 1914(1914-02-05) – August 2, 1997(1997-08-02)) was an American novelist, poet, essayist and spoken word performer. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author who affected popular culture as well as literature. He is considered to be "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the twentieth century."[1] Burroughs wrote eighteen novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four collections of essays. Five books have been published of his interviews and correspondences. Burroughs also collaborated on projects and recordings with numerous performers and musicians, and made many appearances in films.

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