This week's print edition contains a fantastically illustrated account of the life of St. Louis-author William S. Burroughs. He's the Beat writer, counterculture icon and heroin junkie whose wild life produced some of literature's most transgressive and innovative works, including the novels Naked Lunch and The Soft Machine.
Danny Wicentowski Sadly, someone forgot to lace William S. Burroughs' birthday cake with Moroccan heroin.
Burroughs died in 1997, and yesterday marked one-hundred years since the writer's birth. So, the Bellefontaine Cemetery arranged a memorial service and reception (with cake) for arguably its most famous resident.More »