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. Pleasures Of The Damned

    Pleasures of the Damned: Poems 1951-1993

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

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

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    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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    For more than three decades, while its writer's world fame increases, Queer remained unpublished because of its forthright depiction of homosexual longings.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
  6. Run With The Hunted

    Run With The Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader

    $16.99

    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
  7. Scattered Poems

    Scattered Poems

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    Spontaneous poetry by the author of On the Road, gathered from underground and ephemeral publications; including “San Francisco Blues,” the variant texts of “Pull My Daisy,” and American haiku. Learn More
  8. Screams From The Balcony

    Screams From The Balcony: Selected Letters 1960 - 1970

    $16.95

    The collected letters of Charles Bukowski. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Septuagenarian Stew

    Septuagenarian Stew: Stories & Poems

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    Bukowski turns 70, and still churns out the poetry. Learn More
  11. 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
  12. South Of No North

    South Of No North

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    A collection of Bukowski's short fiction. Learn More
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The Cat Inside

    The Cat Inside

    $13.00

    It's Burroughs' cat book. Learn More
  17. The Continual Condition

    The Continual Condition: Poems

    $25.99

    A volume of never-before-collected poems from America's most imitated and influential poet. Learn More
  18. The Last Night Of The Earth Poems

    The Last Night Of The Earth Poems

    $17.99

    Another fine collection of Bukowski's poetry. Learn More
  19. 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
  20. The Place of Dead Roads

    The Place Of Dead Roads: A Novel

    $15.00

    The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with Cities of the Red Night and The Western Lands. Learn More
  21. The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems 1946 - 1966 cover

    The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems 1946 - 1966

    $15.00

    A collection of Bukowski's early poetry. Learn More
  22. 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
  23. The Ticket That Exploded: The Restored Text

    Ticket That Exploded: The Restored Text

    $16.00

    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
  24. Tritessa

    Tristessa

    $13.00

    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
  25. 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

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