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Hot Water Music

by Charles Bukowski Author

First published in 1983, this collection of short stories from Charles Bukowski is emblematic of his style and a must-read for any fans of Bukowski's poetry or fiction. The subject matter is, as one might expect, heavily focused upon drinking, women, gambling, and writing, and the style establishes Bukowski as a paradigmatic example of a certain kind of spare and uncluttered American aesthetic.