Posts Tagged: bukowski

The Rumpus Interview with Will Evans

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Will Evans, Executive Director of Deep Vellum Publishing, talks about publishing translated works as well as the Texas and Dallas literary scene he wants to help grow.

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Speculating in Bangkok

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Yet the more I imagined this scene, the more I had read between the novels of Bukowski’s lowly dredge through life and Dick’s mind-bending canon of science fiction, I began to see more and more of an affinity between the two. Both were working stiffs with a love of the word—Bukowski famously making his menial […]

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Lines Like Loss, Like Leaving

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I know you understand me when I tell you this. I know you understand dead of night. Tell me what lines you’ve read so I know how to imagine you. Tell me who is gone. Tell me if you, like me, always think of going.

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Nick Cave Monday #42: “We Call Upon the Author”

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Many songs by Nick have a way of throwing you down for a good tickling and then, when everything is happy times, he’ll lyrically smack you upside the head. Pay attention, he’s going deeper than that. He’ll sing you a lullaby before dropping you to the floor and sticking his boot on your throat. As […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Good things happen when people who grow up listening to Thriller become poets. There’s going to be a new Bukowski exhibit down Southern California way, including his “annotated racing forms” that will teach you his system for playing the horses. Jason Pinter takes on the idea that men don’t read. “I guess in this world, […]

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