Richard Brautigan  

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Richard Gary Brautigan (January 30, 1935 – ca. September 14, 1984) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. His work often employs black comedy, parody, and satire. He is best known for his 1967 novel Trout Fishing in America.



Novels and novellas


Short story collection

Unpublished novel

  • The God of the Martians (written 1955-56)

Record album

  • Listening to Richard Brautigan, 1970 (which was intended to be released on The Beatles' Zapple label, but came out on EMI Harvest instead) - consists of Richard reading several poems and stories, friends reading "Love Poem" and sounds recorded in his apartment in San Francisco.
  • Richard Brautigan reads the poem 'Love's Not The Way To Treat A Friend' on the 1969 album 'Paradise Bar And Grill' by San Francisco band Mad River.

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