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Rodger Jacobs

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Rodger Jacobs has been a journalist for Eye Magazine and Hustler, among others, a documentary writer and producer, screenwriter, playwright, magazine editor, true crime writer, book critic, columnist, and live event producer. His popular books column, The Deconstruction Zone, appears monthly at Pop Matters, and he is the co-founder of and creative consultant for the Las Vegas-based Lit Fic imprint Trace Publications.


Average rating: 4.08 · 24 ratings · 2 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Mr. Bukowski's Wild Ride

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Stained with the Mud of Khe...

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The Furthest Palm: The Trac...

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Last Summer at the Marmont

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Literary Las Vegas by Mike Tronnes
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Mr. Bukowski's Wild Ride by Rodger Jacobs
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs
" Terrific book, unfairly maligned by the NYT. I wrote a column about the book for Pop Matters late last year. "
All of Us by Raymond Carver
" He finished "New Path", if I recall correctly, just two weeks before he died. There was a lot of experimental work in there that Tess encouraged and t ...more "
Warren Oates by Susan Compo
" It's on my list along with the Ashby bio. If you haven't read it, the Peckinpah bio, "If They Move, Kill 'Em" is also very good and comprehensive. "
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs
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Review forthcoming for my Pop Matters column, The Deconstruction Zone, in March but for the time being ignore the lunkheaded reviews that you will find in the NYT and elsewhere. Yes, this slim volume is a noir knockoff set among the artists and write ...more
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Rabbit Novels by John Updike
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