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RealityStudio is the web’s leading resource dedicated to William S. Burroughs and the underground press in the 1960s.

William S. Burroughs with a copy of Naked Lunch at the Beat Hotel, 1959

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CUT-UPS@60 is a conference to be held in London and Paris, September 2020, honoring the 60th anniversary of the invention of the cut-up technique. Watch this space for more detail.

RealityStudio is proud to make Michael Stevens’ The Road to Interzone: Reading William S. Burroughs Reading available as a free PDF download. Road to Interzone, a bibliography of Burroughs’ reading, is one of the indispensable reference works on the author.

Scientology Revisited is a rare Scientology pamphlet reproducing one of William Burroughs’ texts from Mayfair magazine.

A small archive of correspondence between Giorno Poetry Project and COIL documenting the literary community’s response to the AIDS crisis.

L’Internationale Hallucinex, a pamphlet containing French translations of William Burroughs’ “Invisible Generation,” as well as texts by Claude Pélieu and Carl Weissner.

With many thanks to Michael Stevens, the listing of blurbs which William Burroughs furnished for others’ books is now almost complete.

Documents on the Death of Joan Vollmer Burroughs

The Top 23 Most Interesting Burroughs Collectibles (2015-2016) by Jed Birmingham

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