Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook is written by Charles Bukowski, edited by David Stephen Calonne, and published by City Lights. I’m finding a lot of the material in Bukowski’s “Portions from a wine-stained notebook” is quite the departure from most of the other works I have. Portions From A Wine Stained Notebook Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski left a lot of great writing behind. He was so prolific, in fact, that.

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Want to Read saving…. I’d never much liked Bukowski, though that’s maybe charlea because of the film “Barfly” than anything by Bukowski himself. In this story he also fucks one of the women in the ass, and then promptly sticks his dick into her cunt right after.

Jul 05, Kees-Jan van Engelenburg rated it it was amazing. Sunshine Here I Am. Dec 15, Lloyd Fuller rated it it was amazing. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Potreste anche incappare in qualche racconto interessante, ma sarebbe comunque sommerso da suoi pensieri casuali, recensioni, prefazioni mai pubblicate e via wine-staimed. Refresh and try again. Jun 16, Shashi Martynova rated it really liked it Shelves: David Stephen Calonne provides a lucid and highly learned introduction to the book.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. When Bukowski, was churning out his famous novels in the 80’s, his readership base included the actors, Sean Penn, and Mickey Rourke.

There is the usual dismantling of reputations of writers like Norman Mailer who Bukowski says will not be rememberedJohn Updike and Saul Bellow. This collection of previously unpublished or poorly published material is a real goldmine, and contains some of the best stuff he’s written.

The university dandies had it in for me. Title First Published 01 September I think I just recall the stories from Buk interviews and documentaries.


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Feb 11, Mariah Nelson rated it really liked it. Chekhov, no—a playpiece of the comfortable masses.

Genius could be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. Definitely not a good choice for beginners.

I would say I’m a moderate fan of Bukowski, as he writes naturally, in a way one would speak thoughtfully or emotionally, but I’m a huge fan of this collection. He worked a wide range of jobs to support his writing, including dishwasher, truck driver and loader, mail carrier, guard, gas station attendant, stock boy, warehouse worker, shipping clerk, post office clerk, parking lot attendant, Red Cross orderly, and elevator operator.

The book collects short stories and some other early stuff too. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Those new to his work will have the good fortune of discovering a writer who chwrles break your heart, make you howl, and slap you off your bar-stool you in a single sentence.

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I needed to get drunk on words, instead bukowwki to go to wwine-stained bottle.

Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook, Uncollected Stories and Essays,

The book contains meditations on his familiar themes drinking, horse-racing, portilns. Aug 27, Matthew rated winestained liked it. May 12, Josip Serdarevic rated it liked it. Bukowski is an angry asshole. One of these items ships sooner than the other. In a distinct rhythm. Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook is essential reading for Bukowski fans, notenook well as a good introduction for new readers of this innovative, unconventional writer.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Charles Bukowskione of the most outrageous and controversial figures of 20th-century American literature, was so prolific that many important pieces were never collected during his lifetime. It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women porgions the drudgery of work. By the way, cover design is excellent, a work of art. This particular collection of his short stories gives you an idea of him, living a relatively unknown and reclusive life, before “Barfly” introduced “Hank”.


The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way: English Choose a language for shopping. Ffom often confuse him with the persona he presented in his work: He doesn’t glamorize life on skidrow. Discussing his style in ‘Basic Training,’ he writes, ‘I hurled myself toward my personal god: Its a good read. It will always be remembered as the words and stories that allowed me to step outside of myself during a rough patch of time and in plrtions many ways helped bring me back to life.

He also worked in a dog biscuit factory, a slaughterhouse, a cake and cookie factory, and he hung posters in New York City subways.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. While this book may not win Bukowski any new fans, those who love his acid wit and unflinching look notebolk the lives of real people will not be disappointed. The writing gets better the further along you get and his account of meeting Fante is my favourite short in the book.