Bukowski, A Life
Bukowski, A Life
The Centennial Edition

This year marks Charles Bukowski's centennial year and this one-of-a-kind biography is the closest readers will come to meeting the man himself--an unforgettable encounter no one should miss. Cherkovski shares intimate stories from his decades of personal experiences with Bukowski and brings the life--and complexities--of a great American writer into focus. As an additional feature, Cherkovski has written a new preface, "This Thing Upon Me Is Not Death: Reflections on the Centennial of Charles Bukowski".

"Cherkovski's access to his subject allows him an intimacy otherwise impossible as he guides us through the poet-author's miserable childhood; his early drinking; his years as a serf in the post office; the poetry readings that became circuses..." --John Rechy, Los Angeles Times

"Cherkovski's major achievement comes as he traces the roots of the heroic, unsung literary movement that wouldn't let Bukowski's work die on the vine." --Chicago Tribune

Title Bukowski, A Life
Subtitle The Centennial Edition
Publisher Black Sparrow Press
Title First Published 28 July 2020
Format Paperback
Nb of pages
ISBN-10 157423241X
ISBN-13 9781574232417
Publication Date 28 July 2020
Weight 16 oz.

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