The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan Not only had I never read Denis Johnson before this, but I’d never even heard his name before. How’s that possible, to live my life, talking books with whoever is willing, not to know of this...
Tree of Smoke

Tree of Smoke

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan Johnson turns in a murky, depressing epic of the fading American Empire through the prism of a collection of lives that are warped and ruined by the Vietnam War. Conrad’s hearts of darkness, Le Carre’s...
Jesus’ Son

Jesus’ Son

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan Magnificent, concise writing. A calm sort of sad, and strangely relaxing. Stories about people living in the corners of society. It’s like I’m sitting on the porch of a shack in the middle of nowhere,...
Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson

Poet, playwright and author Denis Johnson was born in Munich, West Germany in 1949 and was raised in Tokyo, Manila and Washington. He earned a masters’ degree from the University of Iowa and received many awards for his work, including a Lannan Fellowship in...