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Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of two. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for over fifty years. He died in San Pedro, California on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.
I think this book had a little tiny glimpse of an emotional part of Bukowski, there's a few words in a few poems, you can notice, what he used to feel about Jane. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Edmundo Mora
Very good. He realized who he was and how he could make it through. And, then just did it. I admire that and also his sincerity. Yes, good stories.Published 6 months ago by Brett
A very satisfying insight into Bukowski's personal life. He gets laid a lot, and he suffers a lot. He writes about his child, and the death of his wife - and other poets.Published 7 months ago by Adolfo
The title alone is so beautiful and the book more so.Published 11 months ago by Jacqueline O'Sullivan
I wish I could have married this great poet. Charles Bukowski is a genius ! Besides " love is a dog from hell" this book is one of the greatest I have read from Bukowski so... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Valerie
I just discovered Bukowski and have bought nine books he had written. He lived in Hollywood while writing and I recognize some of the bars he went to, although he changed their... Read morePublished 14 months ago by William Dakota
They say the best experience a reader can have is to enter the mind of a brilliant writer and follow along. It's different with Bukowski. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Peter Sills
If you appreciate Charles Bukowski's writing, especially his poetry, this book is well worth picking up because it contains some wonderful poems.Published 17 months ago by S. Grogan