Not only does he write a mean story he also has section filled with his poems, also amazing.
I've read all of Herr Chinaski's stuff a few times and then some, and this is one of the ones I come back to most often, if just to poke around in his life.
A great week awaits you if you are reading Bukowski for the first time, and will probably want many of his books after reading this one.
Great Bukowski reader, has a little of everything. If your new to Bukowski, this is the perfect place to start. Read morePublished 6 hours ago by DWS44mag
Great overview of Bulowski's works and life. Highly recommended for first timers looking for a good sampling of what Buk has to offer.Published 25 days ago by Sam Gaddie
Not the most comprehensive collection of Bukowski, but a good cross-section of his material. Good value. Thanks so much!Published 2 months ago by Captain Hollywood
My first exposure to Bukowski's work and it was amazing. I was really impressed with the work of the editor, who in many ways is as important as Bukowski himself in making this... Read morePublished 3 months ago by T.
It jumbled up pages and passages making it infuriating and impossible to read at times. There were also doubles of paragraphs.Published 5 months ago by sandy wolf
Good stuff. Little essays and stories collected in one book for your edification and enlightenment.
I bet your life looks like this too! Read more
Most of this was material I had read before, but it was arranged in a way that made it refreshing. This is Bukowski's life glimpsed through his writing, most of which is to some... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Al Singh
Bukowski is one of our literary outlaws. He pushes for others to see his drunken, drugged vision of America. But he leaves us a splendid alternative to the everyday.Published 8 months ago by Jonathan Bell