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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My Real Work Is Being,etc. He knew that he wanted an I’d never much liked Bukowski, though that’s maybe more because of the film “Barfly” than anything by Bukowski himself. There are lots of stories to choose from but my favorites are his Notes from a Dirty Old Man, Just Passing Time, and I Meet One of the great things about Bukowski’s essays and short stories is that you can read one or two and move on.


There are descriptions of a Rolling Stones concert, a brief charlex with Allen Ginsberg, and a riot. In this story he also fucks one of the women in the ass, and then promptly sticks his dick into her cunt right after. The writing gets better the further along you get and his account of meeting Fante is my favourite short in the book.

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. Dec 15, Lloyd Fuller rated it it was amazing.

I played with words. The tighter and smaller you got it the less chance there was of error and the lie. I love how his words and scenarios are raw and real and brutally honest.

Main content page count Bukowski is a tough one for me. Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five.

Charles Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. When it meant something good.

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It is autobiographic and covers some of the formative aspects of his life. There is the usual dismantling of reputations of writers like Norman Mailer who Bukowski says will not be remembered winr, John Updike and Saul Bellow.


Want to Read saving…. Bukowski, of course, was aware of his reputation, but did not allow it to get him down: Bukowski would’ve been a dreadful neighbour and friend; he was certainly an awful husband and lover.

I read Bukowski standing up one day in a bookstore City Lights and thought he did it too. My Real Work Is Being,etc. I read Bukowski standing up one day in a bookstore City Lights and thought he did it too. Among its many gifts, Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook has one of the best lesbian sex scenes I ever read. I think I just recall the stories ontebook Buk interviews and documentaries. Portions From a Wine-Stained Notebook: Open Preview See a Problem?

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It will always be remembered as the words and stories that allowed me to step outside of myself during a rough patch of time and in so many ways helped bring me back to life. Without it I would fall ill and die. Bukowski also expresses his contempt for university educated writers and “establishment” writers.