SUNLIGHT HERE I AM
Interviews & Encounters 1963–1993
Edited by David Calonne
Charles Bukowski: Sunlight Here I Am, Interviews and Encounterschronicles the rise of Charles Bukowski. He speaks in his own voice about his writing and his life, dutifully answering question after question. Included is his first interview in 1963 with the Literary Times of Chicago from his one-bedroom Hollywood apartment, and his last—at poolside in San Pedro answering a German journalist in August 1993, seven months before his death at 73. Follow his journey from obscurity to fame in Europe and finally in America after the success of the movie Barfly.
David Stephen Calonne, born in Los Angeles, received his B.A. from UCLA and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan and presently teaches at Eastern Michigan University. He has lectured at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia niversity, the University of California at Berkeley, the European University Institute in Florence, the University of London, Oxford, and Harvard. He is the author of William Saroyan: My Real Work Is Being and The Colossus of Armenia: G.I. Gurdjieff.
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