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Book Review: Naked Lunch: The Restored Text by William S. Burroughs

Sanguine poetry dressed in the sex and suffering of addiction. That’s how I wish I could describe Naked Lunch. Addiction is horrifying. Worse than any disease, more debilitating than any ordinary suffering, it is the surrender of one’s identity to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson

Journalists have book deals. They write for papers and magazines and when a certain quota of not-too disposable articles are written they are collected and sold as a book for a new and separate audience. That is what this book … Continue reading

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