William S. Burroughs – Our Paranoid Friend Had a Dinner with Susan Sontag

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    In 1959, Brion Gysin commented to Burroughs that ‘writing was fifty years behind painting’, suggesting, like the Dadaists and Surrealists, Burroughs use collage techniques in his writing.

    “Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can’t mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has …”
    ….Excerpt from My Own Business via Beatmuseum.

    Collage by WSBCollage by WSB

  • With Susan 1aBSontag

    WSB and Susan Sontag discussed writing at Victor Bockis dinner party.

    The Naked Lunch by David Cronenberg.
    The Obituary by J.G. Ballard, here.
    WSB in Lawrence, here and his photo album, here.
    His graphic edition, here.