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Hope someone can help me here. I'm new to Bukowski books and have only read one so far, Ham On Rye. I also have Women, but I don't want to read it yet as I assume they follow on from one another? What is the right order of the Chinaski books, or can they be read in any order? Sorry if this is somewhere else on the site. If so could someone point me in the right direction? Thanks. :)
Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail (1960)
Longshot Pomes for Broke Players (1962)
Run with the Hunted (1962)
It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963)
Crucifix in a Deathhand (1965)
Cold Dogs in the Courtyard (1965)
Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965)
All the Assholes in the World and Mine (1966)
At Terror Street and Agony Way (1968)
Poems Written Before Jumping out of an 8 Story Window (1968)
Notes of a Dirty Old Man (1969)
The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills (1969)
Fire Station (1970)
Post Office (1971)
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck (1972)
Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness (1972)
South of No North (1973)
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame: Selected Poems 1955-1973 (1974)
Factotum (1975)
Love Is a Dog from Hell: Poems 1974-1977 (1977)
Women (1978)
Play the Piano Drunk/Like a Percussion Instrument/Until the Fingers Begin to
Bleed a Bit (1979)
Dangling in the Tournefortia (1981)
Ham on Rye (1982)
Bring Me Your Love (1983)
Hot Water Music (1983)
There's No Business (1984)
War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984 (1984)
You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense (1986)
The Movie: "Barfly"; (1987)
The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems 1946-1966 (1988)
Hollywood (1989)
Septuagenarian Stew: Stories & Poems (1990)
The Last Night of the Earth Poems (1992)
Run with the Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader (1993)
Screams from the Balcony: Selected Letters 1960-1970 (1993)
Pulp (1994)
Shakespeare Never Did This (augmented edition) (1995)
Living on Luck: Selected Letters 1960s-1970s, Volume 2 (1995)
Betting on the Muse: Poems & Stories (1996)
Bone Palace Ballet: New Poems (1997)
The Captain Is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship (1998)
Reach for the Sun: Selected Letters 1978-1994 (1999)
What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through the Fire (1999)

doesn't matter what order

when you get done with these,
come back and we'll give you some more ;)
What is the right order of the Chinaski books?

...So that would be Ham on Rye first, then Factotum, then Post Office, Women, Hollywood and, lastly Pulp.

Although technically....

Never mind.

Have fun Jules.
My advice:
Start with novels: Ham on Rye, Factotum, Post Office - NOT HOLLYWOOD OR PULP
Also short stories: South of No North, Tales of Ordinary Madness, Hot Water Music, The Most Beautiful Woman in Town, and also Notes of a Dirty Old Man.

Doesn't matter what order really.

You can also read the poetry. I don't think it matters so much where you start, but if you have trouble getting into the poetry, why not ease into it by reading poetry/short stories like Septuagenarian Stew.

Then you can go on to Hollywood and Pulp - it'll be worth it.

There you go!

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