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Charles Bukowski

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Charles Bukowski's Biography

Henry Charles Bukowski (born Heinrich Karl Bukowski; August 16, 1920 – March 9, 1994) was a German-American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles. It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually having over 60 books in print. In 1986 Time called Bukowski a "laureate of American lowlife".

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Charles Bukowski, the alcoholic and womanizing US author, used blunt prose to write about society's downtrodden
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  • Library frequented by Bukowski | Charles Bukowski - American ...

      Blog Source: bukowskiforum.com | 4 days ago
    What library was most frequented by Bukowski? If someone wanted to go there and channel vibrations from him, where would that be? Was it on 5th St? What is the cross street? By the way, it was 20 years ago and a day that Charles ...
  • small conversation in the afternoon with John Fante, poem by ...

      Blog Source: silverbirchpress.wordpress.com | 4 days ago
    small conversation in the afternoon with John Fante by Charles Bukowski he said, “I was working in Hollywood when Faulkner was working in Hollywood and he was the worst: he was too drunk to stand up at the end of the afternoon and so I ...
  • ART BLOG ART BLOG: Charles Bukowski: writing

      Blog Source: joshuaabelow.blogspot.com | 4 days ago
    Charles Bukowski: writing. you begin to smile all up and down inside as the words jump from your fingers and onto the keys and it's like a circus dream: you're the clown, the lion tamer, you're the tiger, you're yourself as the words

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