Ultimate BUKOWSKI! --- or Nonconformity 101

A Listmania! list by Ralph Espinoza Mendez
 
Post Office: A Novel
1.  Post Office: A Novel by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk's best novel. Funny and Raw and Real."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

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Ham On Rye
2.  Ham On Rye by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk's dark childhood. Forever the outsider."
£7.59   Used & New from: £4.52
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

Women
3.  Women by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk + women = trouble"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Factotum
4.  Factotum by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk + work = unemployment"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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You Get So Alone at Times
5.  You Get So Alone at Times by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "My favorite Buk poetry book."
£7.99   Used & New from: £4.34
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Last Night of the Earth Poems
6.  The Last Night of the Earth Poems by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "My second favorite Buk poetry book."
£10.68   Used & New from: £4.87
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Play the Piano
7.  Play the Piano by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Elegant writing here...even academics must agree - could (and should) be taught in schools."
£8.99   Used & New from: £3.24
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

War All the Time (Poems 1981-1984)
8.  War All the Time (Poems 1981-1984) by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Another cool Buk poetry collection."
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.70
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Love is a Dog From Hell
9.  Love is a Dog From Hell by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Yet another dandy. About the women that enter and exit his life, as if through a revolving door."
£7.49   Used & New from: £4.41
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

South of No North
10.  South of No North by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Great early collection, featuring earlier published chapbooks. In one story, he takes on Ernest Hemingway in a boxing match. The whole time Buk is smoking a fat cigar. Hilarious."
£8.99   Used & New from: £3.39
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Notes of a Dirty Old Man
11.  Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Best-of collection of his underground newspaper column that went by the same name."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Tales of Ordinary Madness
12.  Tales of Ordinary Madness by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "In the top 3 of his short story collections."
Used & New from: £1.10
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Hot Water Music
13.  Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Also in the top 3."
Used & New from: £14.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
14.  The Most Beautiful Woman in Town by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "You got it -- the last of the top 3."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.41
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Ask The Dust
15.  Ask The Dust by John Fante
The list author says:
  "Best book from John Fante - Bukowski's mentor, of sorts."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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The Losers Club
16.  The Losers Club by Richard Perez
The list author says:
  "Bukowski-inspired poet tries to survive in New York City: and gets his arse kicked at every turn. This is one great book!"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Bukowski for Beginners (Documentary Comic Book)
17.  Bukowski for Beginners (Documentary Comic Book) by Carlos Polimeni
The list author says:
  "An introduction to Bukowski and his personal life view -- told in comic book form. Fun book. Perfect for the loo!"
Used & New from: £1.51
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Hostage
18.  Hostage by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "Buk gives a wild reading here! In mad drunk form!"
£16.95   Used & New from: £8.25
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Howl
19.  Howl by Allen Ginsberg
The list author says:
  "Not Buk but great - Ginsberg's masterpiece - great CD."
Used & New from: £4.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Modern Library)
20.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Modern Library) by Ralph Steadman
The list author says:
  "A totally ballsy book! Fun, man! Kick out the jams!"
£10.99   Used & New from: £0.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
21.  One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey
The list author says:
  "Whenever I think of McMurphy -- Bukowski comes to mind. It's a great book and a great film! Bukowski liked both. Kerouac praised the book."
Used & New from: £2.78
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

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Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954
22.  Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954 by Douglas G. Brinkley
The list author says:
  "Everyone knows about On The Road -- but check out this cool new book, which contains Kerouac's early journals. He says things like: I know that I should never have been a writer."
Used & New from: £8.53
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Hunger
23.  Hunger by Hamsun Knut
The list author says:
  "Bukowski always mentions this book. So does Henry Miller. It's a classic!"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

 
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Journey to the End of the Night
24.  Journey to the End of the Night by Ralph Manheim
The list author says:
  "Another book Bukowski mentioned often. Many references to it. Similar philosophy to Bukowski."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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25.  Barfly [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Mickey Rourke
The list author says:
  "Movie based on Bukowski, written by Bukowski. Hollywood is a novel about the making of this movie."
£59.95   Used & New from: £16.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 18/03/2005
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