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William S. Burroughs: A Man Of Many Vices

Jan 28, 2014

Burroughs would have been 100 years old this February.
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Who was William S. Burroughs? Some remember him as a controversial Beat writer; others remember his illicit drug habits and the murder of his second wife.

On Tuesday's Central Standard, we talk about the life of the infamous man from St. Louis, Mo. who traveled around the world and later settled in Lawrence, Kan.


  • Barry Miles, author of Call Me Burroughs: A Life

Barry Miles speaks at 7 p.m., January 31, at Rainy Day Books. For ticket information, contact Rainy Day Books.

Miles also joins Ira Silverberg and James Grauerholz in conversation at 2 p.m., February 1, at the Lawrence Arts Center. For tickets and more information, check the Lawrence Arts Center website.