THE BEATS

"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. You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

    You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense

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    Bukowski uses poetry to lash out at those who have it coming. Learn More
  2. Word Virus

    Word Virus: The William S. Burroughs Reader

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    A single-volume compendium of one of postwar America's most influential writers. Learn More
  3. Women: A Novel

    Women: A Novel

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    With all of Bukowski's trademark humor and gritty, dark honesty, this 1978 follow-up to Post Office and Factotum is an uncompromising account of life on the edge. Learn More
  4. The Wild Boys: A Book Of The Dead

    Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead

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    A futuristic tale of global warfare in which a guerrilla gang of boys dedicated to freedom battles the organized armies of repressive police states. Learn More
  5. War All The Time: Poems

    War All The Time: Poems 1981-1984

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    A collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  6. The Voice Is All

    Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac

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    A groundbreaking new biography of Jack Kerouac from the author of the award-winning memoir Minor Characters. Learn More
  7. Visions of Cody

    Visions of Cody

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    Written in 1951-52, Visions of Cody was an underground legend by the time it was finally published in 1972. Learn More
  8. Tritessa

    Tristessa

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    Each book by Jack Kerouac is unique, a telepathic diamond. With prose set in the middle of his mind, he reveals consciousness itself in all its syntatic elaboration, detailing the luminous emptiness of his own paranoiac confusion. Such rich natural writing is nonpareil in later half XX century, a synthesis of Proust, Céline, Thomas Wolfe, Hemingway, Genet, Thelonius Monk, Basho, Charlie Parker, and Kerouac's own athletic sacred insight. Learn More
  9. The Ticket That Exploded: The Restored Text

    Ticket That Exploded: The Restored Text

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    As this new edition reveals, the cultural reach of The Ticket That Exploded has expanded with the viral logic of Burroughs’s multimedia methods, recycling itself into our digital environment. Learn More
  10. The Ultimate, Illustrated Beats Chronology

    The Ultimate, Illustrated Beats Chronology

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    Poems, essays, memoirs, notes, protests, attacks and apologies--from the Beat Explosion That Rocked the World. Learn More
  11. The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems 1946 - 1966 cover

    The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems 1946 - 1966

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    A collection of Bukowski's early poetry. Learn More
  12. The Place of Dead Roads

    The Place Of Dead Roads: A Novel

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    The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with Cities of the Red Night and The Western Lands. Learn More
  13. The People Look Like Flowers At Last

    The People Look Like Flowers At Last

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    The fifth and final collection of poems from one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose. Learn More
  14. The Last Night Of The Earth Poems

    The Last Night Of The Earth Poems

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    Another fine collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  15. The Cat Inside

    The Cat Inside

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    It's Burroughs' cat book. Learn More
  16. The Captain Is Out To Lunch

    The Captain Is Out To Lunch And The Sailors Have Taken Over The Ship

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    A book length collaboration between two underground legends, Charles Bukowski and Robert Crumb. Learn More
  17. Tales Of Ordinary Madness

    Tales Of Ordinary Madness

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    Tales of Bukowski's own life and doings are as wild and weird as the very stories he writes. Learn More
  18. The Subterraneans

    Subterraneans

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    Written over the course of three days and three nights, THE SUBTERRANEANS was generated out of the same kind of ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced another one of Kerouac's early classics, ON THE ROAD. Learn More
  19. South Of No North

    South Of No North

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    A collection of Bukowski's short fiction. Learn More
  20. Soft Machine (the Restored Text edition)

    Soft Machine: The Restored Text

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    In NAKED LUNCH, Burroughs revealed his genius. In THE SOFT MACHINE he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing is taboo. Learn More
  21. Septuagenarian Stew

    Septuagenarian Stew: Stories & Poems

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    Bukowski turns 70, and still churns out the poetry. Learn More
  22. The Sea Is My Brother (paperback)

    Sea Is My Brother: The Lost Novel

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    In the spring of 1943, during a stint in the Merchant Marine, twenty-one-year old Jack Kerouac set out to write his first novel. Learn More
  23. Screams From The Balcony

    Screams From The Balcony: Selected Letters 1960 - 1970

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    The collected letters of Charles Bukowski. Learn More
  24. Run With The Hunted

    Run With The Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader

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    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
  25. Queer (25th Anniversary Edition)

    Queer: A Novel (25th Anniversary Edition)

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    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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