William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) was the author of numerous novels, including "Junky," "Queer""Naked Lunch," "Nova Express," "The Ticket That Exploded," "The Soft Machine," and "The Wild Boys." He is considered one of the twentieth century's most radical, innovative, and influential writers, and a founding member of the Beat Generation. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
The novel NOVA EXPRESS by William Burroughs carries a special kind of absurdity. The cut-up method works to find some deeper meaning in the societal virus known as 'language. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Johnny Blaze
This is by far one of the most originally cool books I have ever read. More than a book, I would say the whole thing is a "literary experience."Published on April 4, 2013 by Carlos Medina
This is Burroughs at his crazy best - writing in a cut-up mode, with much repetition and re-hashing of previous paragraphs into new ones which make less and less sense, but which,... Read morePublished on October 13, 2012 by kmanthie
I don't have much to add to the other reviews, except to note that one of the techniques of the Nova Mob is to provoke conflict by playing back the worst things opposing groups... Read morePublished on March 14, 2004
my god, man! Burroughs is a sheer genius. I read the trilogy as well as Naked lunch and the Wild Boys (also cut-ups) three years agoo. This is the one I remember most. Read morePublished on September 15, 2002 by Quentin Xavier
it's not an easy book, it's work of dark but extremely vivid imagination, a perfectly targeted description of counciousness-reality relation - a letter from the other side of... Read morePublished on June 3, 1999