Books tagged: bukowski

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Shadowboxing With Bukowski
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shadowboxing with Bukowski tells the tale of Nicholas Kastinovich, a young bookseller who struggles to keep his bookstore afloat in San Pedro, CA, ostracized by fellow business owners, in a marriage on the rocks, in a town where Charles Bukowski dwells. Pushed to the edge by many things, includin the curmudgeonly ghost of the former owner, he fights the noble battle against mediocrity and apathy.
Songs Far From Home
Series: Notes On Poetry, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Portuguese poetry
"And the day will come / that the best poem will come bursting / out of an entire life of compilations." A journal of uncompromising poems that wander the many roads of human experience.
Boone There - Fun That
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50)
Three agents drive up to Boone (NC, USA) from Charlotte to search for the elusive Jim and Jill characters on a cold December day. They discuss possible scenarios and motives for Jim's fleeing on the Blue Ridge Parkway as a snowstorm starts. The car crashes. But, where are the bodies? Who really knows what happened? More meta-real mayhem, psecret psociety pstyle.
Life on the Dingleball Fringe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
Non sono Bukowski
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Una raccolta di brevi racconti umoristici in cui si prende spunto da alcuni titoli della produzione bukowskiana per sbrigliare la fantasia. Si narrano ad esempio le peripezie di un giovinastro che tenta di rapinare le Poste ed è sedotto dalla postina; di un Romeo sordo e un po’ tonto, concupito da una Giulietta assai intraprendente; di un Leopardi che scrive poesie perché non riesce...
Bloom
Price: Free! Words: 150. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(4.00)
Yet another reason why you shouldn't go into the water. This is dedicated to the sludge in the lake. Enjoy.
Fucking and Drinking
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Biographical
An alcoholic writer working in a psych hospital deals with a destructive sexual addiction while attempting to understand life, find meaning, and above the next drink. With an end you will not see coming.
About a Bird: Poems From Jerry the Bird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00)
About a Bird collects the poems written by Jerry the Bird, the beer-soaked and hard-boiled star of the novel Among the Humans. Included are several poems, a chapter of Among the Humans, an interview where he opens up about the success of his novel, and the last thing he ever wrote, a story titled "The Bird (A Very Short Novel)." A great introduction to an amazing character.
Among The Humans
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Beer-soaked and hard-boiled, Jerry the Bird is doing his best to fit into human society. He has a fledgling career writing mysteries, but when his lizard best friend drags him into the search for a missing stripper, Jerry finds himself living a dime-store mystery instead of writing one, all while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. Dark and hilarious, Among the Humans is unforgettable.
The Funerals at Christmas
You set the price! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.