Burroughs, William

[William S. Burroughs]

William Seward Burroughs

Select Bibliography:


[with Jack Kerouac] And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks (1945 - published 2008)
Junkie (1953) (ISBN 0-14-200316-6)
Queer (1951-53 - published 1985)
Naked Lunch (1959)
The Soft Machine (1961)
The Ticket That Exploded (1962)
Dead Fingers Talk (1963)
Nova Express (1964)
The Last Words of Dutch Schultz (1969)
The Wild Boys: A Book Of The Dead (1971)
Port of Saints (1973)
Cities of the Red Night (1981)
The Place of Dead Roads (1983)
The Western Lands (1987)
My Education: A Book of Dreams (1995)


[with Daniel Odier] The Job: Interviews with William S. Burroughs (1969)
[with Claude Pelieu] Jack Kerouac (1970)
The Electronic Revolution (1971)
The Retreat Diaries (1976)
Letters to Allen Ginsberg 1953-1957 (1976)
Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs (2000)
Everything Lost: The Latin American Notebook of William S. Burroughs (2007)

stories & novellas:

Valentine's Day Reading (1965)
Time (1965)
APO-33 (1966)
The Dead Star (1969)
Ali's Smile (1971)
Mayfair Academy Series More or Less (1973)
White Subway (1973)
Exterminator! (1973)
The Book of Breething (1974)
Snack... (1975)
Cobble Stone Gardens (1976)
Blade Runner (a movie) (1979)
Dr. Benway (1979)
Die Alten Filme (The Old Movies) (1979)
Streets of Chance (1981)
Early Routines (1981)
Sinki's Sauna (1982)
Ruski (1984)
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1984)
The Cat Inside (1986)
The Whole Tamale (c.1987-88)
Interzone (1987)
Tornado Alley (1989)
Ghost of Chance (1991)
Seven Deadly Sins (1992)
Paper Cloud; Thick Pages (1992)


Roosevelt After Inauguration and Other Atrocities (1965)
Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology (1978)
Ah Pook is Here, Nova Express, Cities of the Red Night (1981)
The Burroughs File (1984)
The Adding Machine: Collected Essays (1985)
Uncommon Quotes Vol. 1 (1989)
The Letters of William S. Burroughs, 1945-1959, ed. Oliver Harris (1993)
Word Virus : The William Burroughs Reader (1998)
Burroughs Live : The Collected Interviews of William S. Burroughs, 1960-1997 (2000)


[with Sinclair Beilles, Gregory Corso and Brion Gysin] Minutes To Go (1960)
[with Brion Gysin] The Exterminator (1960)
[with Allen Ginsberg] The Yage Letters (1963)
[with Claude Pelieu and Carl Weissner] So Who Owns Death TV? (1967)
[with Brion Gysin] Brion Gysin Let the Mice In (1973)
[with Charles Gatewood] Sidetripping (1975)
[with Brion Gysin] Colloque de Tangier (1976)
[with Brion Gysin] The Third Mind (1977)
[with Brion Gysin and GĂ©rard-Georges Lemaire] Colloque de Tangier, Vol. 2 (1979)
[with Malcolm McNeill] Ah Pook is Here and Other Texts (1979)
[with Keith Haring] Apocalypse (1988)


Call Me Burroughs (1965)
[with others] The Nova Convention (1979)
[with Brion Gysin] Nothing Here Now But The Recordings (1981)
[with John Giorno and Laurie Anderson] You're the Guy I Want to Share My Money With (1981)
Poetry in Motion, dir. Ron Mann (1982)
[with Laurie Anderson] "Sharkey's Night," on Mister Heartbreak (1984)
[with Laurie Anderson] "Late Show," on Home of the Brave (1986)
UnCommon Quotes (1986)
[with Tom Waits et al.] Smack my Crack (1987)
[with John Giorno] Like A Girl I Want To Keep Coming (1989)
[with Bill Laswell & Material] Seven Souls (1989) - remixed as The Road to the Western Lands (1998)
Dead City Radio (1990)
[with Kurt Cobain] The "Priest" they called him (1992)
Break Through In Grey Room (1992)
[with the Ministry] "Just One Fix," on Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs (1992)
[with Tom Waits and Robert Wilson] The Black Rider (1992)
[with the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy] Spare Ass Annie and Other Tales (1993)
[with Material] "Words Of Advice," on Hallucination Engine (1994)
[with Gus van Sant] The Elvis of Letters (1995)
[with Brion Gysin] 10%: File under Burroughs, 2 CD set (1996)
[with R.E.M.] "Star Me Kitten," on Songs in the Key of X (1996)
[with Jim Morrison] "Is Everybody In?" on Stoned Immaculate: The Music of the Doors (2000)
[with R.E.M.] "Star Me Kitten," on In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 bonus disc (2003)

Biography & Secondary Literature:

Charters, Ann, ed. The Portable Beat Reader. New York: Penguin Books, 1992.

Gilmore, John. Laid Bare: A Memoir of Wrecked Lives and the Hollywood Death Trip. Searching for Rimbaud. Amok Books, 1997.

Goodman, Michael B. Contemporary Literary Censorship: The Case History of Burroughs’ Naked Lunch. Metuchen, N,J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981.

Miles, Barry. William Burroughs: El Hombre Invisible, A Portrait. 1983. New York: Hyperion Publishing, 1992.

Morgan, Ted. Literary Outlaw: The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1988.

Homepages & Online Information:

Wikipedia entry

1 comment:

Else Cederborg said...

Thanks for this very useful list. I'm currently reading "Naked Lunch" and am amazed at the power of the writer.