"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night, who poverty and tatters and hollow-eyed and high sat up smoking in the supernatural darkness of cold-water flats floating across the tops of cities..." - Allen Ginsberg, "Howl"

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  1. Run With The Hunted

    Run With The Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader


    Here is the first comprehensive collection of the best of Bukowski's autobiographical stories, novels, and poems, bringing into razor-sharp focus the counterculture idol's astonishing life and art. Learn More
  2. Queer (25th Anniversary Edition)

    Queer: A Novel (25th Anniversary Edition)


    For more than three decades, while its writer's world fame increases, Queer remained unpublished because of its forthright depiction of homosexual longings.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
  3. Pulp: A Novel

    Pulp: A Novel


    Bukowksi's final novel is a departure from his usual semi-autobiographical tales of drunkeness and debauchery. Learn More
  4. Post Office

    Post Office


    '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
  5. Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook

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


    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
  6. Pleasures Of The Damned

    Pleasures of the Damned: Poems 1951-1993


    To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski wasóand remainsóthe quintessential counterculture icon. Learn More
  7. Play The Piano Drunk...
  8. On Writing

    On Writing


    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
  9. On Love

    On Love


    NOT YET AVAILABLE. This title will be released on February 2, 2016. Pre-order now! Note: release dates and prices are tentative. Learn More
  10. On Cats

    On Cats


    NOT YET AVAILABLE. This title will be released on December 1, 2015. Pre-order now! Note: release dates and prices are tentative. Learn More
  11. Nova Express: The Restored Text

    Nova Express: The Restored Text


    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
  12. Notes of a Dirty Old Man (old edition)

    Notes of a Dirty Old Man


    '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
  13. Naked Lunch (Restored Text Edition) (new)

    Naked Lunch: The Restored Text


    Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Learn More
  14. The Most Beautiful Woman In Town & Other Stories

    Most Beautiful Woman In Town And Other Stories


    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
  15. More Notes of a Dirty Old Man

    More Notes of a Dirty Old Man


    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
  16. Mockingbird Wish Me Luck

    Mockingbird Wish Me Luck


    A collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  17. Meditations in an Emergency

    Meditations in an Emergency


    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
  18. Lunch Poems

    Lunch Poems


    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
  19. Love Is A Dog From Hell

    Love Is A Dog From Hell


    Love poems, Bukowski-style. Learn More
  20. Junky

    Junky (50th Anniversary Definitive Edition)


    A legendary account of heroin addiction, drawn from William S. Burroughs' own life. Learn More
  21. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

    Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters


    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
  22. Interzone cover



    In 1954 William Burroughs settled in Tangiers, find a sanctuary of sorts in its shadowy streets, blind alleys, and lowlife decadence. Learn More
  23. Howl: A Graphic Novel

    Howl: A Graphic Novel


    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
  24. Howl And Other Poems

    Howl and Other Poems


    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
  25. Hot Water Music

    Hot Water Music


    A collection of Bukowski's shorter fiction. Learn More

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