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Naked scientology ; Ali"s smile

William S. Burroughs

Naked scientology ; Ali"s smile

by William S. Burroughs

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Published by Expanded Media Editions in Bonn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAli"s smile
    StatementWilliam S. Burroughs ; [translation and edition, Carl Weissner]
    ContributionsWeissner, Carl.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63, 78 p.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22556156M
    ISBN 103880300119

    4 - Thanks! The book you're referring to (Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology) was published well after his fall-out with the Church. Strangely, his best writing on the subject was pro-Scientology, and remains unpublished. Somehow, though, I can't see an anthology of that material being published. “A meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous.” — Boston Globe “This book is fearless.” — Wall Street Journal A New York Times Notable Book Best Books of .

    37 books based on 29 votes: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright, Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scient. Scientology has been referenced in popular culture in many different forms of media including fiction, film, music, television and the s, author William S. Burroughs wrote about Scientology in both fictional short stories and non-fictional essays. The topic was dealt with more directly in his book, "Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology".The film "Battlefield Earth" was an.

    3. Books on Therapy, Recovery, and Exit-Counselling. Return to the Index. These books deal with therapeutical aspects of treating cult victims. The work by Hassan and Singer is the best in this area for exploration by ex-Scientologists and as a guide to help family members through the trial of a loved-one's involvement in the cult with practical advice on the best approach to help the person. Celebrities who were once Scientologists.


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Naked scientology ; Ali"s smile by William S. Burroughs Download PDF EPUB FB2

ALI'S SMILE is a hallucinatory dream-tale that loosely takes as its subject the negative effects of Scientology. Bilingual, in English and German. Enter your mobile number or email address below Naked scientology ; Alis smile book we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nonfiction. NAKED SCIENTOLOGY contains articles and l /5. Ali's Smile / Naked Scientology (German) Paperback – January 1, by William S. Burroughs (Author) › Visit Amazon's William S. Burroughs Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(5). Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology is a collection of essays and a short story. First published in as the short story "Ali's Smile", the book eventually contained a group of previously published newspaper articles as well, all of which address Scientology.

Ali's Smile, Naked Scientology by William S. Burroughs,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(93). Buy a cheap copy of Ali's Smile, Naked Scientology book by William S. Burroughs. Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology is a collection of essays and a short story by American Beat writer William S.

Burroughs (–97). First published in as the short story "Ali's Smile", the book eventually contained a group of previously published newspaper articles as well, all of which address ghs had been interested in Scientology throughout the s, believing that. Ali’s Smile / Naked Scientology Tags: Carl Weissner, Eric Shoaf, William Burroughs Bonn: Expanded Media Editionstext in German and English, translations by Carl Weissner, first printing in wraps.

It also collects the short story Ali’s Smile where the main character, one of the main characters, is a door-to-door Scientologist- sort of. As with most of Burrough’s prose plot, when there is any, tends to be secondary to the flow of the language and the emotions stirring.

Fans of Naked. From the book 'Ali's Smile, Naked Scientology' Definitions of Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology, analogical dictionary of Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology (English).

"Inside Scientology" by Robert Kaufman (ROLLING STONE, ) R. Sorrell (Church of Scientology): Letter to ROLLING STONE, William Burroughs: Answer to R. Sorrell's Letter William Burroughs: Ali's Smile. 3rd Edition William S. Burroughs Ali’s Smile Naked Scientology Expanded Media Editions.

Title: Ali’s Smile Naked Scientology By: William S. Burroughs Publisher: Expanded Media Editions Year: 3rd edition Paperback edition in German and English published in Bonn.

Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Over thirty years later. an associate wryly remembered Hubbard turning to him and confiding, no doubt with a smile, "Let's sell these people a piece of blue sky." Ali's Smile / Naked Scientology: By William S. Burroughs Year: and later Publ.: Expanded Media Editions, Bonn This large book on Scientology is fairly disorganized but it.

As I said earlier, the only Google Scholar hit I got for Ali's Smile: Naked Scientology was Urban's work, which is about Scientology and only mentions Ali's Smile: Naked Scientologyas an aside.

You might do better to look for commentarty on the individual essays in the collection. The third text of Burroughs' book, Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology, is a reprint of a review by Burroughs of Inside Scientology, from the November 9, issue of Rolling Stone.

This is followed by a letter from a Church of Scientology representative in reaction to the review of Kaufman's book, and then Burroughs' reply to that.

Serendipity struck Scientology when, simultaneous to actress Leah Remini's recent and very public defection from the controversial organization, a copy of William S. Burroughs exposé, Ali's Smile / Naked Scientology, came to wasn't just any ol' copy. It was a Presentation Copy, Allen Ginsberg's, inscribed by Burroughs on the front wrapper, "For Allen / Love / William S.

Burroughs. Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology is the title of a short collection of essays and fiction by William S. Burroughs which was first published in The short story "Ali's Smile" had previously been published on its own in and later in the collection, Exterminator!.The collected edition was published by Expanded Media Editions of West Germany.

The contents are a collection of different texts. His book Ali’s Smile: Naked Scientology was critical of the Church’s authoritarian rule, and Burroughs ultimately became vocal about his concerns.

“Scientology is a model control system, a state in fact with its own courts, police, rewards and penalties,” the late author once warned. “It is based on a tight in-group like the CIA.”.

In his book of interviews, "Sec Checks" are apparent in his strange and violent story, "Ali's Smile," which was published in the collection Ali's Smile/Naked Scientology. Ali's Smile / Naked Scientology William S.

Burroughs, Expanded Media Editions, ISBN ‘Contains essays previously published in US alternative newspapers in the early s, and a series of letters between the Church of Scientology and the author.’.Burroughs’s antipathy for Scientological “Sec Checks” are apparent in his strange and violent story, “Ali’s Smile,” which was published in the collection Ali’s Smile/Naked Scientology.

Burroughs eventually rejected Scientology—because of what he called “the fascist policies of Hubbard and his organization”—but cautiously.Naked Scientology Ali’s Smile |William S Burroughs. ISBN ISBN View online .pdf) | Download .pdf) William Burroughs was introduced to Scientology by Brion Gysin, a painter, writer and performance artist.