May 27th, 2017

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Denis Johnson was the best American writer of the past 25 years.

Denis Johnson was the best American writer of the past 25 years.

Johnson, who died on Thursday at the age of 67, wrote the rarest of books—one that is loved both by high schoolers and the adults they become. Jesus’ Son, which was published in 1992, is a series of linked short stories about the exploits of a junkie named Fuckhead and other addicts. These are stori...

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 27 May 2017, 07:51

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