Cultural studies. Commentary. Interviews. Translated from the French byAlison Ardron. Jean-Fran ois Duval gives us a close look at the at thelinks and contradictions between Bukowski and the Beat constellation-asubject on which the enfants terribles of American literature havevariously reacted with hatred, resentment and, at times, actual admiration.This is followed by a long interview with Buk-AN EVENING AT BUK'S PLACE. InFebruary 1986, drinks in hand, the two hit it off with unusual rapport,providing a dialogue that is an essential part of the Bukowski canon. Alsoincluded is a selected bibliography, a Who's Who, internet resources, andsome never-before-seen photos.Duval, Jean-Francois is the author of 'Bukowski and the Beats A Commentary on the Beat Generation', published 2002 under ISBN 9780941543309 and ISBN 0941543307.