LITERATURE

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  1. Herbert Huncke

    Herbert Huncke: The Times Square Hustler Who Inspired Jack Kerouac And The Beat Generation

    $17.95

    Muse and mentor to Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac—who said of him, “Huncke is the greatest storyteller I know, an absolute genius at it”— Herbert Huncke steps out of the shadow of his more famous peers in this absorbing and tender biography by Hilary Holladay. Learn More
  2. Hollywood

    Hollywood

    $16.00

    Bukowski's novel about his Hollywood experience. Learn More
  3. Hot Water Music

    Hot Water Music

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    A collection of Bukowski's shorter fiction. Learn More
  4. Howl And Other Poems

    Howl and Other Poems

    $7.95

    Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. Customs and the San Francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trial at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene. Learn More
  5. Howl: A Graphic Novel

    Howl: A Graphic Novel

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    A tie-in to the forthcoming movie Howl starring James Franco and featuring graphics by Eric Drooker, this graphic novel adapts Allen Ginsberg's legendary poem. Learn More
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    Interzone

    $16.00

    In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, find a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. Learn More
  7. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

    Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

    $20.00

    Perhaps one of the last great dual correspondences of the twentieth century, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters reveals not only the process of creation of the two most celebrated members of the Beat Generation, but also the unfolding of a remarkable friendship of immense pathos and spiritual depth. Learn More
  8. Junky

    Junky (50th Anniversary Definitive Edition)

    $15.00

    A legendary account of heroin addiction, drawn from William S. Burroughs' own life. Learn More
  9. Love Is A Dog From Hell

    Love Is A Dog From Hell

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    Love poems, Bukowski-style. Learn More
  10. Lunch Poems

    Lunch Poems

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    Lunch Poems, first published in 1964 by City Lights Books as number nineteen in the Pocket Poets series, is widely considered to be Frank O'Hara's freshest and most accomplished collection of poetry. Learn More
  11. Meditations in an Emergency

    Meditations in an Emergency

    $15.00

    Frank O’Hara was one of the great poets of the twentieth century and, along with such widely acclaimed writers as Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and Gary Snyder, a crucial contributor to what Donald Allen termed the New American Poetry, “which, by its vitality alone, became the dominant force in the American poetic tradition.” Learn More
  12. More Notes of a Dirty Old Man

    More Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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    After toiling in obscurity for years, Charles Bukowski suddenly found fame in 1967 with his autobiographical newspaper column, "Notes of a Dirty Old Man," and a book of that name in 1969. He continued writing this column, in one form or another, through the mid-1980s. More Notes of a Dirty Old Man gathers many uncollected gems from the column's twenty-year run. Learn More
  13. The Most Beautiful Woman In Town & Other Stories

    Most Beautiful Woman In Town And Other Stories

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    These mad immortal stories, now surfaced from the literary underground, have addicted legions of American readers, even though the high literary establishment continues to ignore them. Learn More
  14. Naked Lunch (Restored Text Edition) (new)

    Naked Lunch: The Restored Text

    $15.00

    Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Learn More
  15. Notes of a Dirty Old Man (old edition)

    Notes of a Dirty Old Man

    $15.95

    'People come to my door - too many of them really - and knock to tell me Notes of a Dirty Old Man turns them on.' Learn More
  16. Nova Express: The Restored Text

    Nova Express: The Restored Text

    $16.00

    The most ferociously political and prophetic book of Burroughs's "cut-up" trilogy, Nova Express fires the reader into a textual outer space the better to see our burning planet and the operations of the Nova Mob in all their ugliness. Learn More
  17. On Cats

    On Cats

    $25.99

    A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers. Learn More
  18. On Love

    On Love

    $24.99

    A companion to On Writing and On Cats: A raw and tender poetry collection that captures the Dirty Old Man of American letters at his fiercest and most vulnerable, on a subject that hits home with all of us. Learn More
  19. On Writing

    On Writing

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    Sharp and moving reflections and ruminations on the artistry and craft of writing from one of our most iconoclastic, riveting, and celebrated masters. Learn More
  20. Play The Piano Drunk...
  21. Pleasures Of The Damned

    Pleasures of the Damned: Poems 1951-1993

    $16.99

    To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski wasóand remainsóthe quintessential counterculture icon. Learn More
  22. Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook

    Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook: Uncollected Stories and Essays, 1944-1990

    $16.95

    Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), one of the most outrageous and controversial figures of twentieth-century American literature, was so prolific that many important pieces were never collected during his lifetime. Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook is a substantial selection of these wide-ranging works, most of which have been unavailable since their original appearance in underground newspapers, literary journals, and even porn magazines. Learn More
  23. Post Office

    Post Office

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    'It began as a mistake.' By middle age, Henry Chinaski has lost more than twelve years of his life to the U.S. Postal Service. Learn More
  24. Pulp: A Novel

    Pulp: A Novel

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    Bukowksi's final novel is a departure from his usual semi-autobiographical tales of drunkeness and debauchery. Learn More
  25. Queer (25th Anniversary Edition)

    Queer: A Novel (25th Anniversary Edition)

    $15.00

    For more than three decades, while its writer's world fame increases, Queer remained unpublished because of its forthright depiction of homosexual longings. Learn More

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