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Ultimate BUKOWSKI! --- or Nonconformity 101

Ralph Espinoza Mendez
 
Post Office: A Novel
Post Office: A Novel
"Buk's best novel. Funny and Raw and Real."
Ham On Rye
Ham On Rye
"Buk's dark childhood. Forever the outsider."
Women
Women
"Buk + women = trouble"
Factotum
Factotum
"Buk + work = unemployment"
You Get So Alone at Times
You Get So Alone at Times
"My favorite Buk poetry book."
The Last Night of the Earth Poems
The Last Night of the Earth Poems
"My second favorite Buk poetry book."
Play the Piano
Play the Piano
"Elegant writing here...even academics must agree - could (and should) be taught in schools."
War All the Time (Poems 1981-1984)
War All the Time (Poems 1981-1984)
"Another cool Buk poetry collection."
Love is a Dog From Hell
Love is a Dog From Hell
"Yet another dandy. About the women that enter and exit his life, as if through a revolving door."
South of No North
South of No North
"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."
Notes of a Dirty Old Man
Notes of a Dirty Old Man
"Best-of collection of his underground newspaper column that went by the same name."
Tales of Ordinary Madness
Tales of Ordinary Madness
"In the top 3 of his short story collections."
Hot Water Music
Hot Water Music
"Also in the top 3."
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
"You got it -- the last of the top 3."
Ask The Dust
Ask The Dust
"Best book from John Fante - Bukowski's mentor, of sorts."
The Losers Club
The Losers Club
"Bukowski-inspired poet tries to survive in New York City: and gets his arse kicked at every turn. This is one great book!"
Bukowski for Beginners (Documentary Comic Book)
Bukowski for Beginners (Documentary Comic Book)
"An introduction to Bukowski and his personal life view -- told in comic book form. Fun book. Perfect for the loo!"
Hostage
Hostage
"Buk gives a wild reading here! In mad drunk form!"
Howl
Howl
"Not Buk but great - Ginsberg's masterpiece - great CD."
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Modern Library)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Modern Library)
"A totally ballsy book! Fun, man! Kick out the jams!"
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
"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."
Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954
Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954
"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."
Hunger
Hunger
"Bukowski always mentions this book. So does Henry Miller. It's a classic!"
Journey to the End of the Night
Journey to the End of the Night
"Another book Bukowski mentioned often. Many references to it. Similar philosophy to Bukowski."
Barfly [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Barfly [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
"Movie based on Bukowski, written by Bukowski. Hollywood is a novel about the making of this movie."