Boon, Marcus

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Marcus Boon is Associate Professor of English at York University in Toronto.  He is the author of The Road of Excess: A History of Writers on Drugs and In Praise of Copying (both from Harvard University Press), and the editor of Subduing Demons in America: Selected Poems of John Giorno, 1962-2007 and America: A Prophecy! The Sparrow Reader (both from Soft Skull).  He writes about music for The Wire and blogs at

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On his book In Praise of Copying
(Our Cover Feature of November 09, 2010)