About the Author
As famous for his notorious lifestyle as for his visceral books of poetry and prose, Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) mined his experiences on America's mean streets to become one of the 20th century's most influential and widely imitated writers. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories, and six novels, eventually publishing more than 60 books.
Date of Birth:August 16, 1920
Date of Death:March 9, 1994
Place of Birth:Andernach, Germany
Place of Death:San Pedro, California
Education:Los Angeles City College, 2 years