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NOOK Daily Find! Naked Lunch: The Restored Text by William S. Burroughs for $1.65!

September 28, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Well… Barnes & Noble has a new promo — the NOOK Daily Find: Today’s Great Book at a Great Price! So, Nook owners need not be envious of those with Kindles! 😉

And the new deal is…

Naked Lunch: The Restored Text‘ by William S. Burroughs (Grove/Atlantic) is now available at the specially discounted price of $1.65 on the B&N Nookbooks site. Hopefully, Amazon will do another price match! (I’ll update this post if Amazon does drop their price like I did for yesterday’s deal).

Book Description

Simply put, one of the most important novels of the twentieth century, a story that redefined American culture as well as literature for generations to come.

Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its 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, it is one of the books that redefined not just literature but American culture. Reedited by Burroughs scholar Barry Miles and Burroughs’s longtime editor James Grauerholz, Naked Lunch: The Restored Text includes many editorial corrections to errors present in previous editions, and incorporates Burroughs’s notes on the text, several essays he wrote over the years about the book, and an appendix of 20 percent all-new material and alternate drafts from the original manuscript, which predates the first published version. For the Burroughs enthusiast and the neophyte, this volume is a valuable and fresh experience of this classic of our culture.

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