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 Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, where he lived for fifty years. He published his first story in 1944, when he was twenty-four, and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.
As I read Love Is A Dog From Hell, I put little marks in the table of contents next to my favorite poems. I also drew next to my favorite lines in individual poems. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Philip
I'm beginning to think there's something wrong with me. I have read so many books that people say "You either love it or hate it," yet I feel indifferent (or I slightly... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Madge
This books captures Bukowski at his finest. If you are new to his work then this is the book I recommend to you.Published 2 months ago by Victor Daniel Sahagun
I bought this on a whim after seeing an Amazon recommendation. I absolutely loved it. I'm not much of a poetry guy, but apparently I haven't been exposed to the right kinds! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Chicken Sticks
Maybe Buk's first book of poetry where his unique style is fully developed. He isn't trying to be someone else or something he isn't.Published 4 months ago by Paraducks
I read his stuff out loud by just opening to any page, through distorted microphones while the band jams in and out and the neighbors scream stop,and out side beyond the walls the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lumpy
Classic Bukowski. If you like him you'll love this collection. If you haven't ever read any of his novels I would highly recommend the Post Office.Published 5 months ago by Jonathan Dewhirst