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.
Not the most comprehensive collection of Bukowski, but a good cross-section of his material. Good value. Thanks so much!Published 1 month 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 2 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 4 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 5 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 7 months ago by Jonathan Bell
I liked reading some of Bukowski's books and recently found he had recorded audio for some. I decided to check out this CD to hear how Bukowski sounded when reading. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lee Palacios
If you love Bukowski, this is an absolute must. Definitely worth the read. This is my favorite collection of pieces by my favorite author.Published 9 months ago by J Photography