John Fante’s Los Angeles (Exert From “Ask The Dust”)

John Fante.

On paper, Los Angeles can be a hell or a paradise. Often times, depending on the author’s perspective, it is both. The city has always been a sprawling mess of contradictions, which is reflected in literary works based in Los Angeles dating back to the 1920’s till present time; a utopia that is inherently flawed, … Continue reading

“The Other Room” by Charles Bukowski

The Other Room there is always somebody in the other room listening beyond the wall. there is always somebody in the other room who wonders what you are doing there without them. there is always somebody in the other room who is afraid you feel better being alone. there is always somebody in the other … Continue reading