Void of Course Published: 1998
By: Jim Carroll Publisher: Penguin Poets Description: Carroll's newest collection of poetry, released in October 1998.
Includes "8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain." (113 pages)
Fear of Dreaming: The Selected Poems of
Jim Carroll Published: 1993, 1998
By: Jim Carroll Publisher: Penguin Books Description: This 273-page collection includes all of the poems from Living at
the Movies, most of The Book of Nods, and 15 new works, including
"Curtis's Charm" and "Praying Mantis."
The Book of Nods Published: 1986
By: Jim Carroll Publisher: Penguin Books Description: This 172-page collection is divided into two sections: "The Book
of Nods," "New York City Variations," "California Variations,"
and "Poems 1973-1985." The book is now out of print, but most of the works are
reprinted in Fear of Dreaming, listed below.
Living at the Movies Published: 1973, 1981
By: Jim Carroll Publishers: Grossman (1973); Penguin (1981) Description: 100 pages. The Grossman edition features cover art by Larry Rivers and
was issued in both hardcover and paperback; both are hard to find. The Penguin edition,
with a cover featuring a photograph of Carroll, is widely available. Also, all of the
poems in Living at the Movies are reprinted in Fear of Dreaming, listed
4 Ups and 1 Down Published: 1970
By: Jim Carroll Publisher: Angel Hair Press (300 copies printed) Description:Rare.
Five poems in an eight-page photocopied pamphlet. All poems are reprinted in Living at