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RIP Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson, one of the greatest American writers of the latter half of the 20th century, has died at the age of 67. In books including Jesus’ Son, Angels, Tree of Smoke, and Fiskadoro, Johnson created vibrant, intense worlds, simultaneously tragic and hilarious, peopled with weirdos and druggies, criminals and soldiers,… Read More

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Three Books

Angels by Denis Johnson. 1989 Vintage Contemporaries trade paperback. Cover design by Lorraine Louie. Cover illustration by Chris Moore. Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson. 1986 Vintage Contemporaries trade paperback. Cover design by Lorraine Louie. Cover illustration by Rick Lovell. The Stars at Noon by Denis Johnson. 1988 Vintage Contemporaries trade… Read More

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“The Man Who Was Killed” — Denis Johnson

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