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.
This author, known to many as a writer of prolific number of books; is self absorbed, not disciplined at all, and draws us in by showing us a life that we are entertained by and... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Russell R. Miller
This book is a classic. Bukowski is a brilliant writer who takes you into his world like no one else can. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Dusty
Takes a unique sense of humor and inclination towards rauncy realistic storytelling.Published 1 month ago by Karl Pendergrass
Bukowski is amazing! This book is hilarious and so hard to put downPublished 1 month ago by Stephanie Hefner
This novel's so-called humor is laced with sadness and unpleasantness. Hopefully Bukowski's poetry is better than his fiction. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Scott Albin