James Riley

James Riley

James Riley is author of The Bad Trip: Dark Omens, New Worlds and the End of the Sixties (Icon Books, 2019), a cultural history of the late-1960s and early 1970s. He is Fellow of English Literature at Girton College, University of Cambridge where he works on modern and contemporary literature. Previous publications have included a multi-volume collection on the work of film-maker and novelist Peter Whitehead and his next book will be Playback Hex, a study of William Burroughs and the tape recorder. James has lectured on his work internationally and has performed spoken word shows in London, Vienna and Coney Island, New York. He has written for Vertigo, The i, Fortean Times, Monolith and blogs at Residual Noise.

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THE BAD TRIP: PSYCHEDELIC HORROR CINEMA, 1967-1972 (London) THE BAD TRIP: PSYCHEDELIC HORROR CINEMA, 1967-1972 (London)
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