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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He presently teaches at East Michigan University. What fame I had was mostly in Europe, through translation. Write a customer review. He makes some good points about America and this need to declare revolution when you aren’t really sure about what you’d do if you overthrew the government See “Should we blow up uncle Sam’s ass?

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Sunshine Here I Am. Anyway some fine essays here. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He doesn’t glamorize life on skidrow. As someone who was introduced to Bukowski from my college education, I wonder how He’s noted for his articles and essays.

Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook: Including books introductions for other writers and such. This is probably the best book by Charles Bukowski I’ve ever read. Little was said of the wasted lives of almost all the people, the sadness, all the sadn From “I Meet The Master,” a story about his discovery and meeting of John Fante: View all 3 comments.


Great read, cover to cover. May 12, Josip Serdarevic rated it liked it. 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.

Feb 21, Maja Shinigami rated it really liked it Shelves: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Fucked up, male, but incredibly true. There is the usual dismantling of reputations of writers like Norman Mailer who Bukowski says will not be rememberedJohn Updike and Saul Bellow.

Paperbackbkkowski. Among the highlights are his first published short story, “Aftermath of a Lengthy Rejection Slip”; 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. He’s noted for his articles and essays. This is a collection of short stories. Subtitle Uncollected Stories and Essays, Mar 05, Po Po rated it really liked it.

Discussing his style in ‘Basic Training,’ he writes, ‘I hurled myself toward my personal god: Edited by David Stephen Calonne.

Some Bukowski’s books feel worse and worse after novelty wears off, and you re-read them for the sesond and third time. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

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It’s nice to know he still has a shit-ton of unreleased writing laying around.

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

Mar 03, Zack rated it it was amazing. But back to the book. Cowles rated it liked it Shelves: For some time now, I feel that Bukowski was really the best when working for some obscure magasines. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. By the way, cover design is excellent, a work of art. A very intriguing collection of shorts.

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

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. During the day I hung around the L. Bukowski also expresses his contempt for university educated writers and “establishment” writers. Bukowski, of course, was aware of his reputation, but did not allow it to get him down: The university dandies had it in for me. Jul 08, Daniel rated portionss really liked it.