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Happy 100th Birthday, William S. Burroughs

February 5th marks the 100th birthday of St. Louis’s own gentleman junkie and agent provocateur. I can remember hearing news of his death reported on NPR in 1997, crying “Burroughs!” as I drove through suburban Minneapolis. Given the life he … Continue reading

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The William S. Burroughs Tour of St. Louis

The Burroughs childhood home, at 4664 Pershing, described in Junky as a “solid, three-story, brick house in a large Midwest city,” sold this summer for $475,000 according to Zillow. The real estate listing: Welcome to 4664 Pershing Place. This home … Continue reading

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