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Notes of a Dirty Old Man
Notes of a Dirty Old Man
by Charles Bukowski
Staff Pick
"Bukowski. You either love him or hate him. This is one of his best collections of short stories — raunchy, sodden, and bloated. Enjoy."... (read more)

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Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
by Allen Ginsberg
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"Do we need to say anything about Howl? This is, more than anything else, the book that launched the Beat movement. By turns wildly praised and bitterly reviled, it still packs a wallop today."... (read more)

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Annie Oakley's Girl
Annie Oakley's Girl
by Rebecca Brown
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"A cult classic, Annie Oakley's Girl has been described as "one of the freshest, most memorable story collections of my lifetime" by Tillie Olsen. High praise indeed."... (read more)

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A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard
A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard
by Paul Bowles
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"Paul Bowles, author of the magisterial novel The Sheltering Sky, was also a master of the short story. This book, A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard, demonstrates that fact succinctly, using hashish as a means of delivering bizarre, dreamlike tales of... (read more)

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Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
by Nawal Saadawi
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"Memoirs of a Woman Doctor is a feminist masterpiece. Set in Egypt, El Saadawi's slim novel is the story of a woman who rebels against all of the traditions of her culture. It's spare and elegant, and a marvelous read."... (read more)

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The Celibacy Club
The Celibacy Club
by Janice Eidus
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"Janice Eidus has won the O. Henry Prize twice, and The Celibacy Club helps demonstrate why. Her stories are, by turn, erotic, bawdy, and hilarious. Great reading for the plane, bus, Max, or bathtub."... (read more)

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The End of Youth
The End of Youth
by Rebecca Brown
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Continuing with the intimate first person narrator who whispers taut, iambic sentences in our ears, Rebecca Brown's latest work is The End of Youth. With wit and care, the thirteen linked stories show us that coming of age moments happen at any age.... (read more)

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Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems
Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems
by Diane Di Prima
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Pocket Poets Series #55: Front Lines: Selected Poems
Pocket Poets Series #55: Front Lines: Selected Poems
by Jack Hirschman
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"Poet-warrior Jack Hirschman's is a poetry of witness. Veteran communist and word crafter, Hirschman finds beauty in the struggles of ordinary people to better their lives."... (read more)

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Entering Fire
Entering Fire
by Rikki Ducornet
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"Rikki Ducornet's Entering Fire is a surreal, comic masterpiece, bubbling over with imaginative detail and hallucinatory intensity. Highly readable, highly provocative, and highly recommended."... (read more)

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Pocket Poets #57: The Language of Saxophones: Selected Poems of Kamu Daaood
Pocket Poets #57: The Language of Saxophones: Selected Poems of Kamu Daaood
by Kamau Daaood
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"Jazz poetry at its best, Kamau Daaood's The Language of Saxophones is vibrant and rhythmic, relentlessly grappling with the myriad realities of life in today's world. This poetry is music for the soul."... (read more)

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