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Bukowski’s Lost & Found Drawings February 28, 2013: Stephen J. Gertz over at Booktryst tells us that no less than nineteen drawings by Charles Bukowski surfaced last week at the 46 California International Antiquarian Book Fair. According to Gertz, sixteen of them initially appeared as part of his column in the Los Angeles Free Press (aka "The Freep"), "Notes of a Dirty Old Man." The others [...] by

A (Complete!) Surprise for the Bagpipe Player February 24, 2011: Booktryst reports that a complete set of Kenneth Patchen's 1955 broadsides, A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player, has appeared on the market. Only three copies have surfaced at auction in the last 35 years, one of which was incomplete. Silkscreened from Patchen's original painted manuscript on handmade Japanese paper by fine printer Frank Bacher, [...] by

The politics of poetry and pie November 23, 2010: Nancy Mattoon of Booktryst has a fascinating post on Lydia Maria Child, author of the ubiquitous Thanksgiving poem that begins: "Over the river, and through the wood, to Grandfather's house we go..." From its lofty position occupying thousands of classrooms and station wagons across the country, "A Boy's Thanksgiving Day" is likely to be thought [...] by