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Charles Bukowski: Poet on the Edge
Oct. 9, 2010–Feb. 14, 2011
This exhibition on the life and works of Charles Bukowski, one of the most original voices in 20th-century American literature, will feature first editions of his works, including Ham on Rye, the autobiographical novel about his brutal childhood and young adulthood; Factotum, the fictional account of his succession of low-end jobs; and Barfly, made into a film in 1987, starring Faye Dunaway and Mickey Rourke.
Dec. 12 (Sunday)
2 p.m. Free
Writer and talk show host Lian Dolan, one of radio’s Satellite Sisters, discusses her new novel, Helen of Pasadena, which takes place in and around The Huntington. Dolan, a longtime Huntington Member, will reveal her inspiration for a key plot device in this lighthearted romantic comedy. A book signing follows. No reservations required.