Thursday, February 5, 2015

Happy Birthday William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs Autographed Postcard with Handwritten Junky Quote
Today marks the birthday of William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author. Burroughs is best known for his novels Junky, Naked Lunch, and the cut-up works in his Nova Trilogy. Our Collector's Treasure of the Day is this interesting 4 x 6 postcard photo of Burroughs walking in New York, signed in black ballpoint at the bottom by the author, with an AQS on the reverse, “‘Junk is a way of life’ (or can become so when made difficult and experience of occurs.” In fine condition. Includes RRAuction COA. Authenticity guaranteed for life by Collector's Shangri-La.

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