Steve Paul

December 30, 2013 11:13 AM

On the dark horizon: William S. Burroughs’ 100th birthday

William S. Burroughs, the transgressive, radical and visionary author known as the godfather of the Beat movement, lived out his last years in the quietude of Lawrence, Kan., where he died in 1997. And his adopted hometown will return the favor by celebrating the 100th year of his birth.

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