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'Slouching Toward Nirvana' with Bukowski

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'Slouching Toward Nirvana' is a new collection of poems by rebel writer Charles Bukowski. hide caption

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Hard-drinking, outlaw poet Charles Bukowski wrote about living in slums, working dead-end jobs and haunting bars in Los Angeles. John Martin, the long-time editor of Bukowski — who died in 1994 — discusses a new book of the writer's poems, Slouching Toward Nirvana.

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Slouching Toward Nirvana

New Poems

by John Martin and Charles Bukowski

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