What are the best books by Charles Bukowski?

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    #1Ham on Rye

    Ham on Rye

    Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski is a novel about his alter ego Henry Chinaski, detailing his sorrowful childhood in the early 20th century Germany, and his struggles in his adolescent years in Los Angeles during the Great Depression.

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    Louis Lopez
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "This is a classic book and a great read! its humbling to take a perspective that this book offers. Highly recommended."
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    #2You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense

    You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense

    You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense is a poetry book containing Charles Bukowski poems about cats and his childhood, revealing a soft side that Bukowski often hid by black comedy in his other works.

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    Raymond Keller
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "This is a great poem book. It really fills my soul."
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    #3Love is a Dog From Hell

    Love is a Dog From Hell

    Love is a Dog From Hell is a poetry book containing poems by noted poet and novelist Charles Bukowski about heartbreaks, the limits of love and desire. The poems echoed the feelings and emotions of the 1970s.

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    Ethan Nichols
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "Love is a Dog From Hell is a book by Charles Bukowski that is available from Amazon for 9.24 for the Kindle edition. It is a collection of poems about heartbreaks and the limits of love and desire. If you enjoy this type of literature then this is probably a good thing to pick up. It does fit the topic nicely."
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    #4Mockingbird Wish Me Luck

    Mockingbird Wish Me Luck

    Mockingbird Wish Me Luck is a book containing poems by famous poet and author Charles Bukowski discussing sadness in life, from pain, hate, love, and beauty. 

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    Elizabeth Campbell
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "I really love all of the themes in this little collection; it really makes you think and connect with the author. I think what I love best is how many different aspects of life it touches on."
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    #5Bring Me Your Love

    Bring Me Your Love

    Bring Me Your Love is a book containing a 15-page short comic story from notable author Charles Bukowski about a man who brought flowers to his wife inside a mental hospital. Illustrations were drawn by Robert Crumb.

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    Julia Mata
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "Bukowski is a popular author with a broad repertoire of works. Bring me your love is a short comic that tackles difficult topics."
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    #6The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses

    The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses

    The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses is a poetry book containing poems by famous poet and novelist Charles Bukowski dedicated to Jane, his first love who died in 1962.

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    Andrés Ochoa
    Written on March 2, 2018
    "It is an interesting and sweetly written collection of dedicated poems."
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    #7The Last Night of the Earth Poems

    The Last Night of the Earth Poems

    The Last Night of the Earth Poems is a collection of Charles Bukowski poems about death, immortality, war, sickness, tragedy, cosmopolitan life, and even about writing.

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    Vishal Subramanium
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "this book is quite informative. i like it. i would like to read it. "
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    #8There's No Business

    There's No Business

    There's No Business is a comic book with the story and words of Charles Bukowski and the drawings of illustrator Robert Crumb. Like many of his works, it has a hint of drama and black comedy.

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    Wayne Hall
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "I like books that really make me think and contemplate the world around me, and let me tell you this one certainly did that job. I mean wow! Talk about some real interesting stuff. "
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    #9Post Office

    Post Office

    This is a classic novel by Charles Bukowski originally published in 1971 talks about the story of Henry Chinaski, Bukowski's alter ego. Trapped after 12 years in a post office, Chinaski prays to survive in the day-to-day trials of sadistic bosses and sad coworkers. 

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Best What are the best books by Charles Bukowski
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ham on RyeBooks 43 Paid
2You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes SenseBooks 41 Paid
3Love is a Dog From HellBooks 36 Paid
4Mockingbird Wish Me LuckBooks 34 Paid
5Bring Me Your LoveBooks 33 Paid
6The Days Run Away Like Wild HorsesBooks 31 Paid
7The Last Night of the Earth PoemsBooks 28 Paid
8There's No BusinessBooks 26 Paid
9Post OfficeBooks 2 Paid
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