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The Adding Machine by William S. Burroughs
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Apr 11, 08

Recommended for: People with a writer's block
Read in March, 2008

Burroughs on Proust, Hemmingway, Freud, control, space travel, biological/genocidal warfare, consciousness, the Great Gatsby, writing, reading, coincidence... this collection of letters almost reads like a book. Not the first Burroughs I'd give someone ("Cities of the Red Night" for that), but definably one for the writers in the crowd.

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