RE/SEARCH #4/5: William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Throbbing Gristle.
RE/SEARCH #4/5: William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Throbbing Gristle.
RE/SEARCH #4/5: William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Throbbing Gristle.

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RE/SEARCH #4/5: William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin and Throbbing Gristle.

SF: Re/Search, 1982. First edition ($5.95 cover price, no barcode). 4to. Wrps., 96pp. Illustrated throughout. Ed. V. Vale.

Signed and inscribed by William Burroughs on the contents page: "To Jonathan William S. Burroughs".

The first issue of Re/Search in book form. The first part contains extracts from books by Burroughs; a chapter not included in "Cities of the Red Night"; his important article, "The Cut-Up Method of Brion Gysin"; and an interview with him by Vale.

The Brion Gysin section includes extracts from Terry Wilson's book, "Here To Go: Planet R-101"; an interview by Jon Savage, and another by Genesis P-Orridge and Peter Christopherson.

The third and final part, devoted to Throbbing Gristle, includes an excerpt from a letter by P-Orridge; a 'biography' of TG by Simon Dwyer (4pp.); two interviews by Vale (one of them broadcast on KPFA, both of them largely concerning Burroughs and Gysin), and one by Rieko (13pp.), conducted in London on 23rd April, 1981; plus a chronology and discography.

Very faint fading to spine; minor wear to extremities; o/w Near Fine.

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