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The Jols interviews with William S. Burroughs by Daniel Odier PENGUIN BOOKS PENGLIN BOOKS: Published by the Penguin Group, Penguin Books USA Inc., 375 Hudson Street. New York, New York 10014, U.S.A. Penguin Books Ltd, 27 Wrights Lane, London W8 5TZ, England Penguin Books Australia Ltd, Ringwood, Victoria Australia Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3B2 Penguin Books (N.Z.} Ltd, 182-190 Wairau Road, Auckland 10, New Zealand Penguin Books Ltd, Registered Offices: Harmondsworth. Middlesex, England First published in the United States of America by Grove Press, Inc., 1974 Published in Penguin Books 1989 1098765 Copyright © William S. Burroughs and Daniel Odier, 1969, 1970, 1974 All rights reserved An earlier edition of this book appeared in a French translation as Entretiens avec William Burroughs, copyright © 1969, by William Burroughs, Daniel Odier. and Editions Pierre Belfond, Paris, France. Portions of this book were originally published in Books and Bookmen and Mayfair. “Playback From Eden to Watergate” first appeared in Harper's copyright © 1973 by William §. Burroughs. “Elecuonic Revolution 1970-71" was originally published in a limited edition by Blackmoor Head Press, Cambridge, copyright © 1971 by William S. Burroughs LIBH ARY OF COT Burroughs, Willia 4 The job: interviews with William S, Burroughs/by Daniel Odier =Rey, and en. ed. . cm. Reprint. Originally published: New York: Grove Press: Distributed by Random House, 1974. “Including 'Plavback from Eden to Watergate’ and ‘Electronic revolution 1970-71.” ISBN 0 14 01.1882 9 (ppk.) 1, Burtoughs, William e 1914- —Interviews. 2. Novelists, finciea 20th century—Interviews. I. Odier, Daniel, 1945- , Title. [PS3552.U75Z467 1989} 813'.54—dcl9 88-22591 Printed in the United States of America Sct in Primer Except in the United States of America, this book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, re-sold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the publisher's prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condition including this condition hcing imposed on the subsequent purchaser, From the diary of a six year old boy at the American School in Tangier Morocco: “I get up at 8:30. I eat my breakfast. Then I go to the job.” When asked what he meant by the job he said, “school of course.”