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Grauerholz, James

Overview
Works: 62 works in 185 publications in 5 languages and 5,024 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire  Biography  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories  Black humor 
Roles: Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author, Author of introduction, Signer, Annotator
Classifications: PS3552.U75, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Grauerholz
 
Most widely held works by James Grauerholz
Naked lunch : the restored text by William S Burroughs( Book )

42 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in an edition that features restored text, archival material, and an essay on psychoactive drugs
Word virus : the William S. Burroughs reader by William S Burroughs( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology by a major literary figure of this century. It includes an account of his brief career as a cockroach exterminator and an essay in homage to Jack Kerouac
Interzone by William S Burroughs( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in Tangiers in the 1950s, Burroughs wrote "a startling collection of short stories, autobiographical sketches, letters, and diary entries, all of which showcase his trademark mordant humor, while delineating the addictions to drugs and sex that are the central metaphors of his work."--Page 4 of cover
Last words : the final journals of William S. Burroughs by William S Burroughs( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is the most intimate work Burroughs ever wrote, a complex portrait of Burroughs at the end of his life, coming to terms with aging and death." "Culled from journal entries of the last nine months of his life, Last Words spans the realms of cultural criticism, personal memoir, and fiction. Classic Burroughs concerns - rants on U.S. drug policy, contempt of the state of the human race, his love for his cats - permeate the book. He breaks into classic "routines" and provides frequent commentary on whatever he is reading - from high literature to low-brow thrillers. The "Old Man" emerges as frequently comical, sometimes meditative, always engaged - a commentator on the state of the world and the self. Most significantly, Last Words reveals the most open and vulnerable Burroughs we have ever seen. His reflections on the deaths of his friends Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary provide a window on the preparations Burroughs was making for his own death - a quest for absolution marked by a profound sense of guilt and loss."--Jacket
Naked lunch the restored text by William S Burroughs( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unnerving tale of a narcotics addict unmoored in New York, Tangiers, and ultimately a nightmarish wasteland known as Interzone. Its formal innovation, formerly taboo subject matter, and tour de force execution have exerted their influence on the work of authors like Thomas Pynchon, J.G. Ballard, and William Gibson, on the relationship of art and obscenity, and on the shape of music, film, and media generally. This restored text includes many editorial corrections to errors present in previous editions, and incorporates Burroughs' notes on the text, and several essays he wrote over the years about the book
Naked lunch by William S Burroughs( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in an edition that features restored text, archival material, and an essay on psychoactive drugs
Words of advice William S. Burroughs on the road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1983, the counter culture icon and author of the cult classic Naked Lunch (1959), William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), traveled throughout the Scandanavian countries making a series of personal appearances. Twenty years later filmmakers Lars Movin and Steen Moller Rasmussen found never-before-seen footage of his Copenhagen visit and set out on the road to record new material, telling the story of the... author's later work -- especially what is known as The Last Trilogy -- and his unique performance skills..." -- Container
And the hippos were boiled in their tanks by William S Burroughs( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les débuts littéraires de Kerouac et Burroughs. Inspiré de faits réels, un roman de 1944 qui a dû attendre la mort de ses derniers protagonistes pour être édité en 2008. [SDM]
La bala perdida : William S. Burroughs en México, 1949-1952 by Jorge García-Robles( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of William S. Burroughs : 1945-1959 by William S Burroughs( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat inside by William S Burroughs( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is an unexpected side to William Burroughs - the author of weird and disturbing fictions had a great fondness for cats. This is his earnest appreciation of the cats he knew, a record of his dreams of cats, and a meditation on the long, mysterious relationship between cats and their human hosts. In The Cat Inside, Burroughs is touching when writing of the many strays he took in over the years, disdainful of dogs ('self-righteous as a lynch mob'), always erudite and surprisingly caring - it is a genuine revelation, for Burroughs fans and cat lovers alike." -- Book cover
Last words : the journal of the last months of William Burroughs' life by William S Burroughs( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Jack by James Grauerholz( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Allen Ginsberg, 1953-1957 by William S Burroughs( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last words : the final journals of William S. Burroughs, November 1996-July 1997 by William S Burroughs( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documenting the final months of this literary and countercultural icon, personal reflections confront the state of the human race and a host of political and social ills, while meditating on his own approaching death
Vogue interzone : special simulated edition by Christof Kohlhöfer( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the best of William Burroughs from Giorno Poetry Systems by William S Burroughs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William S. Burroughs : paintings by William S Burroughs( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The restored text by William S Burroughs( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anarchic, phenomenally strong-sellling classic from the godfather of the Beats. Welcome to Interzone!
 
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Alternative Names
Grauerholz, James

Grauerholz, James W.

Grauerholz, James W. 1952-

Languages
English (114)

German (9)

Spanish (7)

French (6)

Italian (1)

Covers
Word virus : the William S. Burroughs readerInterzoneLast words : the final journals of William S. BurroughsNaked lunch the restored textNaked lunchAnd the hippos were boiled in their tanksThe letters of William S. Burroughs : 1945-1959The cat inside