Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

This is a complete list of Charles Bukowski books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Run With the Hunted
1962
2
Crucifix in a Deathhand
1965
3
Cold Dogs In The Courtyard
1965
4
At Terror Street And Agony Way
1968
5
The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills
1969
6
Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness
1972
7
Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
1972
8
South of No North
1973
9
Poems written before jumping out of an 8 story window
1974
10
8
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
1974
11
Love Is a Dog from Hell
1977
12
Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit
1979
13
Dangling in the Tournefortia
1981
14
8
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town & Other Stories
1983
15
10
Tales of Ordinary Madness
1983
16
Hot Water Music
1983
17
War All the Time
1984
18
You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
1986
19
The Roominghouse Madrigals
1988
20
A Bukowski Sampler
1988
21
8
Septuagenarian Stew
1990
22
In the Shadow of the Rose
1991
23
The Last Night of the Earth Poems
1992
24
8
Betting on the Muse
1996
25
Bone Palace Ballet
1997
26
What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
1999
27
Open All Night
2000
28
The Night Torn Mad With Footsteps
2001
29
Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way: New Poems Book 1
2002
30
Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way: New Poems Book 2
2002
31
New Poems Book One
2003
32
New Poems Book Two
2003
33
New Poems Book Three
2003
34
New Poems Book Four
2003
35
The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain
2003
36
Come On In!
2006
37
The People Look Like Flowers At Last
2007
38
The Pleasures of the Damned
2007
39
Portions from a Wine-Stained Notebook
2008
40
The Continual Condition
2009
41
Absence of the Hero
2010
42
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
2013
43
The Bell Tolls for No One
2015
44
Storm for the Living and the Dead
2017

List of ChapBooks in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
All the Assholes in the World and Mine
1966
2
8
Notes of a Dirty Old Man
1969
3
Shakespeare Never Did This
1979
4
The Bukowski/Purdy Letters
1984
5
Screams from the Balcony
1993
6
Living On Luck
1995
7
The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship
1998
8
Reach for the Sun
1999
9
Beerspit Night and Cursing
2001
10
Selected Letters Volume 1: 1958-1965
2004
11
Selected Letters Volume 2: 1965-1970
2004
12
Selected Letters Volume 3: 1971-1986
2004
13
Slouching Toward Nirvana
2005
14
Selected Letters Volume 4: 1987-1994
2005
15
More Notes of a Dirty Old Man
2011
16
On Writing
2015
17
On Cats
2015
18
On Love
2016
19
The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way: On Writers and Writing
2018
20
On Drinking
2019

List of Mondo Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Mondo Barbie (By: John Varley, Lynne Barrett, Julia Alvarez, Philip Levine, A.M. Homes, David Trinidad, Sandra Cisneros, Marge Piercy, Gary Soto, Roberta Allen, Alice McDermott, Hilary Tham, Lyn Lifshin, Rebecca Brown, Denise Duhamel, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Lynne McMahon, Kathryn Harrison, Patricia Storace, Richard Grayson, Leslie Shiel, Laura Costas, Sharon Henry, Cookie Lupton, Lisa B. Herskovits, Belinda Subraman, Ellie Schoenfeld, Sparrow ., Gregg Shapiro, Cathryn Hankla, Wayne E. Kline, Jose Padua, Jeff Weddle)
Mondo Barbie (By: John Varley, Lynne Barrett, Julia Alvarez, Philip Levine, A.M. Homes, David Trinidad, Sandra Cisneros, Marge Piercy, Gary Soto, Roberta Allen, Alice McDermott, Hilary Tham, Lyn Lifshin, Rebecca Brown, Denise Duhamel, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Lynne McMahon, Kathryn Harrison, Patricia Storace, Richard Grayson, Leslie Shiel, Laura Costas, Sharon Henry, Cookie Lupton, Lisa B. Herskovits, Belinda Subraman, Ellie Schoenfeld, Sparrow ., Gregg Shapiro, Cathryn Hankla, Wayne E. Kline, Jose Padua, Jeff Weddle)
1993
2
Mondo Elvis (By: Howard Waldrop, Cornelius Eady, Mark Childress, Susie Mee, Nick Cave, Mark Winegardner, Rafael Alvarez, Greil Marcus, Pagan Kennedy, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Lynne McMahon, Cathryn Hankla, Samuel Charters, Rachel Salazar, Eleanor Earle Crockett, Diane Wakoski, Judy Vernon, David Wojahn, William McCranor Henderson, Janice Eidus, Elizabeth Ash Vélez, Laura Kalpakian, Eri Makino, Ai, Michael Wilkerson, Brian Gilmore)
Mondo Elvis (By: Howard Waldrop, Cornelius Eady, Mark Childress, Susie Mee, Nick Cave, Mark Winegardner, Rafael Alvarez, Greil Marcus, Pagan Kennedy, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Lynne McMahon, Cathryn Hankla, Samuel Charters, Rachel Salazar, Eleanor Earle Crockett, Diane Wakoski, Judy Vernon, David Wojahn, William McCranor Henderson, Janice Eidus, Elizabeth Ash Vélez, Laura Kalpakian, Eri Makino, Ai, Michael Wilkerson, Brian Gilmore)
1994
3
Mondo Marilyn (With: J.G. Ballard, Michael Hemmingson, Clive Barker, Doris Grumbach, Beth Meacham, Lynne Tillman, David Trinidad, Tom Whalen, Sharon Olds, Leslie Pietrzyk, Lyn Lifshin, Nanci Griffith, Robert Peters, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Gregg Shapiro, Judy Grahn, Sam Toperoff, Julia P. Dubner, Bill Morris, John Rechy, L.A. Lantz, Phyllis Burke, Hillary Johnson, Rita Valencia, Michael Lally, Eleanor E. Crocket, Taylor Mead, Susan Compo, Rosanne Daryl Thomas)
Mondo Marilyn (With: J.G. Ballard, Michael Hemmingson, Clive Barker, Doris Grumbach, Beth Meacham, Lynne Tillman, David Trinidad, Tom Whalen, Sharon Olds, Leslie Pietrzyk, Lyn Lifshin, Nanci Griffith, Robert Peters, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Jeanne Beaumont, Gregg Shapiro, Judy Grahn, Sam Toperoff, Julia P. Dubner, Bill Morris, John Rechy, L.A. Lantz, Phyllis Burke, Hillary Johnson, Rita Valencia, Michael Lally, Eleanor E. Crocket, Taylor Mead, Susan Compo, Rosanne Daryl Thomas)
1995
4
Mondo James Dean (By: Lewis Shiner, Jack C. Haldeman II, Bentley Little, Michael Hemmingson, Chuck Taylor, Michael Martone, Louisa Ermelino, Terence Winch, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Sparrow ., Janice Eidus, Ai, Tino Villanueva, Edwin Corley, Robert Ready, Reuben Jackson, Stephanie Hart, D.E. Steward, David Plumb, Ed Graczyk, Hilary Howard, James Finney Boylan, Miranda Schwartz)
Mondo James Dean (By: Lewis Shiner, Jack C. Haldeman II, Bentley Little, Michael Hemmingson, Chuck Taylor, Michael Martone, Louisa Ermelino, Terence Winch, Lucinda Ebersole, Richard Peabody, Sparrow ., Janice Eidus, Ai, Tino Villanueva, Edwin Corley, Robert Ready, Reuben Jackson, Stephanie Hart, D.E. Steward, David Plumb, Ed Graczyk, Hilary Howard, James Finney Boylan, Miranda Schwartz)
1996
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List of Charles Bukowski Anthologies in Publication Order

Charles Bukowski: Biography

Charles Bukowski (Heinrich Karl Bukowski) was born on August 16th, 1920. Charles passed away March 9th, 1994 at 73 years old. Charles Bukowski was born in Andernach, Germany.

Charles Bukowski was the author of the Charles Bukowski Collections series which consists of 44 novels. The Charles Bukowski Collections series started in 1962 with the novel Run With the Hunted. The most recently released novel in the Charles Bukowski Collections series was Storm for the Living and the Dead which was released in 2017. There are no upcoming novels for the Charles Bukowski Collections series.

Charles Bukowski (Heinrich Karl Bukowski) also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 20 books including All the Assholes in the World and Mine and Notes of a Dirty Old Man.

Charles Bukowski: Awards & Accolades

Bukowski's book, Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2018.

Charles Bukowski: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Charles Bukowski on Book Notification is Hollywood, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Charles Bukowski on Book Notification is Post Office, a Standalone novel.

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Charles Bukowski: F.A.Q

When was Charles Bukowski Born?

Charles Bukowski was born on August 16th, 1920.

When did Charles Bukowski die?

Charles Bukowski died on March 9th, 1994 at 73 years old.

Where was Charles Bukowski Born?

Charles Bukowski was born in Andernach, Germany.

What was the first book Charles Bukowski wrote?

The first novel written by Charles Bukowski was Run With the Hunted, published in 1962.

What was the most recent book Charles Bukowski wrote?

His most recently released work was On Drinking on February 12th, 2019.

How many books has Charles Bukowski written?

Charles Bukowski has written 74 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 7 Standalone Novels, 44 books in the Collections, 3 books in the ChapBooks, 20 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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