Hello From NYC

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Post Office
Ham on Rye
Women
Hollywood
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town

I also saw Factotum, Barfly, and Born into This. I'm trying to branch out again. I'm reading Barry Miles book currently. Howard Sounes I hear is very similar and tried to read "Hank," but couldn't really get into that one.
 
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I'm trying to branch out again.
Take the leap. Buk's poetry isn't your Grandfather's poetry. It's where the whole game changes. His novels and short stories are entertaining; his poetry is a howitzer.

The Days Run Away
Mockingbird
Burning in Water
Love is a Dog From Hell
Play the Piano Drunk
Dangling in the Tournefortia
War All the Time
You Get So Alone
Roominghouse
The Last Night of the Earth Poems

All as essential as air and water. See: https://bukowski.net/checklist/
 
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Thank you for the list! I just picked up the Manuscript collections from lulu.com as well. Bukowski was extremely prolific, it's kind of overwhelming. I think that's why I never picked up the poetry. It's a stupid reason not to.