Charles Bukowski Reads Bukowski

Artbound presents a KCET flashback episode offering a rare, intimate look at iconoclastic writer and poet Charles Bukowski, whose gritty works have become an integral part of California’s literary canon. (Source: KCET)

Author Charles Bukowski on Dying, Writing and Malcolm Lowry

Charles Bukowski, is, of course, a brilliant writer, but he was also a great speaker. In this clip he describes how it’s necessary to keep “the juice” in your sentences while living through the Atomic Age.


“I’m the poet,” writer Charles Bukowski tells a young woman he bumps into at a liquor store. She doesn’t hear him right and says what, “cola?” This is a 10-minute clip, the first part of a multi-part documentary directed by…
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