Call Me Burroughs is a spoken word album by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs, which was released on LP by The English Bookshop, Paris, in June , and then issued in the United States by ESP-Disk, New York, in Call Me Burroughs is a spoken word album by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs, which was released on LP by The English Bookshop, Paris. In Call Me Burroughs, biographer and Beat historian Barry Miles presents the first full-length biography of Burroughs to be published in a quarter century-and. Barry Miles has written a cultural biography of William Burroughs at an important moment. This clear-eyed, thoughtful book solidly rings out Burroughs'. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about William Burroughs* - Call Me Burroughs at Discogs. Complete your William Burroughs* collection. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Call Me Burroughs" on Discogs. "Call me Burroughs"? I can't imagine William S Burroughs saying anything so anodyne as he extended his bony hand to be shaken. Barry Miles has written what will surely be the definitive biography of William Burroughs, packed full of detailed information gleaned from numerous interviews. Call Me Burroughs, which at one point became a deep-out-of-print collector's item, has now come available free on Spotify. (You can download its. William S. Burroughs lived the kind of life few contemporary American novelists seek to emulate. A roll call of his sins: He was a queer and.