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Life Is Mishaps and Poetry, Perhaps . . . One of the Best Minds of His Generation, Carl Solomon

Mellon Tytell, Allen Ginsberg’s farm, 1973 (L to R) Carl Solomon, surrealist, essayist, and editor who published William Burroughs’ Junky; Allen Ginsberg; Peter Orlovsky, poet and Ginsberg’s companion; John Tytell, historian of the Beat Generation and author of Naked Angels. … Continue reading

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Brion Gysin, Paris, 1987

Mellon Tytell, Brion Gysin, painter and novelist, who developed the “cut-up” technique with William Burroughs in the 1950s, Paris, 1987 (120.1994) Written on back of the print: “Towards the end of his life, his main objective was to get people … Continue reading

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