Tag: Charles Bukowski

Cats Protection League – Paws & Claws | Review

Title: Paws & Claws

Author: Cats Protection League

Type: Poetry

Page Count: 68

Rating: 3/5

This book is a little bit twee for my tastes, especially because I know that Charles Bukowski wrote about cats quite a lot. A cat-themed poetry collection without Bukowski in it is a bit of a wasted opportunity if you ask me. Still, it’s for charity, so…

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Elizabeth Horan – Alcoholic Betty | Review

Title: Alcoholic Betty

Author: Elizabeth Horan

Type: Poetry

Page Count: 118

Rating: 4/5

Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this for free to review.

I’ve read and enjoyed some of Horan’s stuff before, but this is a longer collection than her previous one and I think it benefitted because of it. She writes about alcoholism with a raw candor that I haven’t seen outside of Charles Bukowski, and if anything I think this collection was stronger than her last one. It’s the best poetry collection I’ve read so far this year, and while it is only the end of February, I still think that says a lot about it. Go read it.

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