'Fear make me a writer, fear and a lack of confidence' - Charles Bukowski
A major new biography on an increasingly important American literary icon, by the most acclaimed writer on the Beat Generation, Barry Miles.
Miles knew all the key players in the Beat era, including William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, and also recorded with Bukowski. Having spoken with people close to Bukowski, and with a full examination of Bukowski's extensive writings, Miles has written the definitive story of the 'laureate of American low-life' - Time
- Publication Date:
- 25 / 09 / 2006
- 147 x 234mm