Absence of the Hero

Absence of the Hero
Uncollected Stories and Essays, Vol. 2: 1946-1992
Introduction by David Stephen Calonne
Edited by David Stephen Calonne


"Love, Love, Love"

"Love, Love, Love" ( MP3 9.21 MB )

"Vern's Wife"

"Vern's Wife" ( MP3 15.48 MB )

Table of Contents, Introduction & First Story of Absence of the Hero

Read the table of contents, introduction and opening story from a new volume of classically smutty Bukowski.
AbsenceXcerpt.pdf ( pdf 305 KB )