> On Sep 3, 2016, at 8:59 PM, Mirimir <miri...@riseup.net> wrote:
> 
>> On 09/03/2016 06:51 AM, John Newman wrote:
>>> On Sat, Sep 03, 2016 at 12:03:56AM -0600, Mirimir wrote:
>>> I wouldn't say monastic. Just private. Read old Bill Burroughs' stuff
>>> about the Johnson Family.
>> 
>> It's been years since I read Naked Lunch or any of the other cut-up
>> novels (although I did re-read Junkie and Queer recently)...
> 
> If you like the Johnsons, you gotta read his last trilogy: _Cities of
> the Red Night_, _The Place of Dead Roads_ and _The Western Lands_.
> 

Funny you mention it - The Western Lands is on my book shelf right now. I don't 
seem to have copies of the other two, but I can dig them up somewhere ...  


John

>> Still, I remember the Johnsons... the correct interpretation of WWJD 
>> is, of course, What Would a Johnson Do ?
> 
> Right, WWJD :) His Johnsons are cypherpunks. Recall who he was. An heir
> of Burroughs Corporation founders.
> 
>> John
>> 
>> 

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