The best of Bukowski’s novels, stories, and poems, this collection reads like an autobiography, relating the extraordinary story of his life and offering a s. Find Run With the Hunted – a Charles Bukowski Reader by Bukowski, Charles at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good. Run With the Hunted – publication details from the Charles Bukowski poem and story database.

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Otherwise, the book offers a better selection of Bukowski’s poems, which I always felt I had to dun through to find one worth reading. The Erma Bombeck Collection. Of course, bkkowski doesn’t necessarily make it the most obvious choice for new readers to begin with – it was edited together by John Martin, the lifelong friend and editor of Bukowski, but the author himself didn’t have a huge amount of input as far as I’m aware.

Interestingly enough, this anthology is arranged chronologically: I dig the pain and the realism in his work but there is simply too much here. War All the Time. Captain Ahab’s Rare Books Published: I think Bukowski should be read because he is very digestible and a great gateway to other better writers Like drinking a fine scotch on a cold winter night Feb 11, Marsha rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The collection is also a [ It takes roughly a day to read the longest of his books cause they are so easy to read.


Run with the Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader

The Most Beautiful Woman in Town. In that case I am one of the few on that fine line between the two. This book is best in the hands of a What I loved about this anthology is the fact that it was chronological.

I’m clearly not in the camps that sees Bukowski as a demigod, but he was a great writer and worth spending time with. You Get So Alone at Times. Hardbound in acetate dust jacket. What he wrote instead was a series of autobiographical fiction like Ham on Rye that this compilation pulls from.

Want thee Read saving…. All are rendered with great immediacy, disturbing candor and Bukowski’s singular blend of cynicism, misanthropy and witb sentimentality.

Run With the Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader by Charles Bukowski

It can be too much, too romantic I literally picture him staring into a toilet bowl at a turd and trying to make “sense” of it and write a poem out of it The alternative, having an indifferent attitude towards work means that other aspects of life will suffer; one will not be able to conform to the straight society; one will not find a respectable woman as a girlfriend or whatever.

I didn’t love this one quite as much as Hostageand of course nothing beats The Bukowski Tapesbut a good listen all in all. A Collection of Short Stories: Bukowski’s short stories share many of the same themes and forms as his novels, but seem to take on a higher purpose while retaining less of a point. A terrific reader edited by his friend. My biggest complaint with Bukowski is he can over do things from time to time.


To ask other readers questions about Run With the Huntedplease sign up. Interestingly enough, this collection of short stories and poems is arranged in chronological order in the order in which they happened in Bukowski’s life, rather than the order in which it was Well, this is interesting – the first ever review on SocialBookshelves.

You often can’t tell the difference, his prose can be just as abstract and it always offers a glance in to the world that the poet existed in. South of No North.

The Pleasures of the Damned. He will envelop you in his cynicism, make you want to cry over packs of cigarettes and glasses and glasses of whiskey, and empathize with his unexpected tenderness.

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Bukowski never truly wrote a detailed autobiography of his life. The sun still hidden there Awaiting the next chapter. Yet, Bukowski witg strangely sensitive and fragile in an almost childlike way. It was a delight to be taken through his work in this arrangement. As for his poetry, they say you either hate it or love it. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Showing best matches Show all copies.