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COMPLETE MINIMAL POEMS
Long-cherished in out-of-print editions, anthologies and text books, and more recently celebrated on the internet, Aram Saroyan's groundbreaking concrete and minimalist poems of the 1960's are gathered together here in a single, much-needed volume.
(Available from Ugly Duckling Presse)

ARTISTS IN TROUBLE: NEW STORIES.
By turns poignant and hilarious, these two novellas and thirteen short stories explore the lives and loves of actors, writers, musicians and painters with an insider's empathy and edge.
(Available on Amazon.com et al.)

STARTING OUT IN THE SIXTIES: SELECTED ESSAYS.
Personal commentary, memoirs, reflections and anecdotes featuring Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Jack Kerouac, Jerry Brown, Bill Clinton, Woody Allen, etc. A key guide to the taste and literary values of a generation.
(Available on Amazon.com et al.)

DAY AND NIGHT: BOLINAS POEMS.
This 200-page collection of Saroyan's post-minimal poetry chronicles, in semi-narrative form, the life of a young husband and father. Saroyan's biggest poetry volume.
(Available on Amazon.com et al.)

RANCHO MIRAGE: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY OF MANNERS, MADNESS AND MURDER.
A true crime book that explores a baffling, complex murder case from the 1980s.
A Literary Guild Selection.
(Available on Amazon.com et al.)

FRIENDS IN THE WORLD: THE EDUCATION OF A WRITER.
A Memoir. Saroyan's portraits of contemporaries from Ted Berrigan to Andrew Wylie; travels encompassing New York, London, Cambridge, Philadelphia and Bolinas - a young writer's journey to vocation.
(Available on Amazon.com et al.)

THE ROMANTIC.
A novel. In telling the story of James Redding, a married, forty-year-old, newly successful screenwriter, Saroyan takes on the funhouse mirror of Reagan-era America with a vision that is variously erotic and funny, subversive and moving.
(Available at Amazon.com and at abebooks.com.)

TRIO: OONA CHAPLIN / CAROL MATTHAU / GLORIA VANDERBILT: PORTRAIT OF AN INTIMATE FRIENDSHIP.
"It's like being privy to a wonderful secret. I sighed with regret on the last page." --Liz Smith.
(The bestseller still going strong on Amazon and at abebooks.com.)

LAST RITES: THE DEATH OF WILLIAM SAROYAN.
A son's journal written during his father's last days, Last Rites tells a more complex and moving story than the senior Saroyan ever allowed.
(Available at Amazon.com and at abebooks.com.)

GENESIS ANGELS: THE SAGA OF LEW WELCH AND THE BEAT GENERATION.
A poet's journey that is also a multi-faceted narrative of the key Beat figures Kerouac, Ginsberg, Cassady, and Burroughs.
"The best literary biography, ever." -Rolling Stone Book of the Beats.
(Available at Amazon.com and at abebooks.com.)

THE STREET: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL.
Coming of age at the height of the 1960s in Manhattan, Los Angeles and London, and passing on the opportunity to screen test for "The Graduate" to stick with being a writer. Just made into a feature film by Noam Christopher.
(Original edition available at gene@cobblesmith.com.)
(Available at Amazon.com.)

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