Naked Lunch

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Naked Lunch  
Author William S. Burroughs
Country France
Language English
Genre(s) Novel
Publisher Olympia Press/Grove Press (US)
Release date 1959
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
ISBN ISBN 9783548028439 (reprint)

Naked Lunch (sometimes referred to as The Naked Lunch) is a novel by William S. Burroughs originally published in 1959. This is the third novel written by the Beat Generation writer, although only his second to be published.

The book was originally published with the title The Naked Lunch in Paris in 1959 by Olympia Press. An American edition by Grove Press followed soon after in 1962. The American edition was titled Naked Lunch and was different from the Olympia Press edition.

Time magazine included the novel in its "TIME" 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005".[1]

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