Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook is written by Charles Bukowski, edited by David Stephen Calonne, and published by City Lights. I’m finding a lot of the material in Bukowski’s “Portions from a wine-stained notebook” is quite the departure from most of the other works I have. Portions From A Wine Stained Notebook Charles Bukowski Charles Bukowski left a lot of great writing behind. He was so prolific, in fact, that.

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Quotes from the Charles Bukowski book “Portions From A Wine-Stained Notebook” – Bukowski Quotes

It even contains his first 2 short stories ever published, which is a special treat. In a distinct rhythm. Spender quit, Auden quit, Olson begged to the crowd. One story features a case of coitus interruptus involving a silver bujowski of Jesus Christ; another features a three-way encounter with two women that is a marvelous example of over-the-top pulp erotica.

Its a good read. Among its many gifts, Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook has one of the best lesbian sex scenes I ever read.

Despite his brash exterior, Bukowski had heart. Charles Bukowskione of the most outrageous and controversial figures of 20th-century American literature, was so prolific that many important pieces were never collected during his lifetime.

Bukowski really sums up himself with botebook could be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. I read Bukowski standing up one day in a bookstore City Lights and thought he did it too.


Reading these stories and essays, you can hear the beating heart of the poet in every line. May 12, Josip Serdarevic rated it liked it. Very many posthumous Bukowski titles are underwhelming, but this collection escapes the trend in its pithy selection of vital, uncollected works.

He worked a wide range of jobs to support his writing, including dishwasher, truck driver and loader, mail carrier, guard, gas station attendant, stock boy, warehouse worker, shipping clerk, post office clerk, parking lot attendant, Red Cross orderly, and elevator operator.

There are only so many ways you can talk about being a drunk artist from Los Angeles who claims he does not want to be successful. In a distinct rhythm. But if this all his work is, then why do I get so much enjoyment from reading it? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Little was said of the wasted lives of almost all the people, the sadness, all the sadness, the madness, the laughter through pain.

During the day I hung around the L. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Eventually it gets old.

And old Henry Miller long done, fucking beautiful Japanese girls staied the shower. I read Bukowski standing up one day in a bookstore City Lights and thought he did it too. Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook is essential reading for Bukowski fans, as well as a good introduction for new readers of this innovative, unconventional writer. This collection of previously unpublished or poorly publi Some Bukowski’s books bukowki worse and worse after novelty wears off, and you re-read them for the sesond and third time.



Published September 1st by City Lights Publishers first published There is some excellent advice for people who live in cities and an interesting line about noteook impact of inherited wealth on a man’s character. Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook: Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five.

As with many ‘uncollected’ selections, the results are a mixed bag, but Bukowski’s gruff directness and staiend attitude shine through. His tyrannical and abusive father. My Real Work Is Being,etc. Click here to sign up for the City Lights Newsletter!

A student came by one night and over some beers he told me: Sconsiglio questa raccolta sconclusionata di suoi scritti inediti a chi si approccia per la prima volta a Bukowski – a saperlo prima! Nb of pages p. Uncollected Stories and Essays, Stauned by Charles Bukowski.