The Junky's Christmas: And Other Yuletide Stories
Christmas is a time of good cheer and celebration--that's the official version. A Junky's Christmas shows that there are other stories to be told. This feisty, ironic celebration includes works by Omar Sattau, A.L. Kennedy, William Trevor, Anne Macleod, William Burroughs, Francis King, and many others.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Serpent's Tail
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This four-star review is only for the short story The Junky's Christmas, which I didn't read, but listened to William S. Burroughs narrate himself in a short film of the same name. You can watch the film, which is done in claymation and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, here.
William Seward Burroughs II, (also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, 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...moreMore about William S. Burroughs...