The Lost Interview: Interzone Extra
The Hardiment Essay
Melville Hardiment, William Burroughs
Published by Aloes Books
50 copies, numbered
32pp, 184 x 127 mm, self cover
11pp, 333 x 204 mm, stapled with photo inserts
Printed for the EBSN Conference in Tangiers.
Unpublished transcript of an unbroadcast interview with William Burroughs, Clancy Sigal and Patrick Bowles arranged in 1960 by Melville Hardiment, including transcript of a lost Burroughs tape played before the interview (Nova Express work-in-progress and a Rimbaud cut-up), with an unpublished memoir by Melville Hardiment, describing his contact with Burroughs in the UK and the Paris scene c. 1960, including trips around the country and the attending a lecture by the neurophysiologist and robotician Dr W. Grey Walter in London. Photographs by Harriet Crowder.