William S. Burroughs Quotes (77 quotes)
Soft Machine (2012 edition), HarperCollins UK - ISBN: 9780007385201
Naked Lunch: (2009 edition), Grove Press - ISBN: 9780802119261
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam S. Burroughs
Born: February 5, 1914
Died: August 2, 1997 (aged 83)
Occupation: Writer, author
Bio: William Seward Burroughs II was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century.
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“In all professions every one affects a particular look and exterior, in order to appear what he wishes to be thought; so that it may be said the world's made up of appearances.”