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.
Paragraphs from stories showed up in the middle of poems. Words replaced with like sounding words. Poor dictation. Glad it only cost three bucks...Published 4 days ago by Aaron Perkins
Great Bukowski reader, has a little of everything. If your new to Bukowski, this is the perfect place to start. Read morePublished 1 month 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 1 month 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 3 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 4 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 6 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 7 months ago by Al Singh