WILLIAM S BURROUGHS AND THE CULT OF ROCK’N’ROLL BY CASEY RAE REVIEW – COUNTERCULTURAL HERO

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images The writer William Burroughs was a fringe figure until his 50s, too weird for popular tastes. Part of the original trio of Beat writers alongside Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, he was at once feted and condemned for his work – his 1959 novel Naked Lunch was briefly banned by the city of Boston following an obsc...