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- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 21.99
Roland Nair calls himself Scandinavian but travels on a U.S. passport. After ten years? absence, he returns to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, to reunite with his friend Michael Adriko. They once made a lot of money here during the country?s civil war, and, curious to see whether good luck will strike twice in the same place, Nair allows himself... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 25.99
Denis Johnson?s The Laughing Monsters is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game. Roland Nair calls himself Scandinavian but travels on a U.S. passport. After ten years? absence, he returns to Freetown, Sierra Leone, to reunite with his friend Michael... more...
- HarperCollins 2003; US$ 11.99
A contemporary noir, Already Dead is the tangled story of Nelson Fairchild Jr., disenfranchised scion to a northern California land fortune. A relentless failure, Nelson has botched nearly every scheme he's attempted to pull off. Now his future lies in a potentially profitable marijuana patch hidden in the lush old-growth redwoods on the family land.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
From the award-winning poet and novelist?a must-have collection of his four previous books of poetry plus a selection of new, unpublished work. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Part political disquisition, part travel journal, part self-exploration, Seek is a collection of essays and articles in which Denis Johnson essentially takes on the world.And not an obliging, easygoing world either; but rather one in which horror and beauty exist in such proximity that they might well be interchangeable. Where violence and poverty... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
"Perfection is not the basis of what I'm talking about," says a member of the Cassandra family, which forms the center of Denis Johnson's plays, Hellhound on My Trail and Shoppers Carried by Escalators Into the Flames .The character could be speaking for his creator, because human imperfection is one of Denis Johnson's specialties -- in his critically... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
The acclaimed author of Jesus' Son and Already Dead returns with a beautiful, haunting, and darkly comic novel. The Name of the World is a mesmerizing portrait of a professor at a Midwestern university who has been patient in his grief after an accident takes the lives of his wife and child and has permitted that grief to enlarge him. Michael... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 9.61
Angels tells the story of two born losers. Jamie has ditched her husband and is running away with her two baby girls. Bill is dreaming of making it big in a life of crime. They meet on a Greyhound bus and decide to team up. So begins a stunning, tragic odyssey through the dark underbelly of America - the bars, bus... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 15.99
From the National Book Award?winning, bestselling author of Tree of Smoke comes a provocative thriller set in the American West. Nobody Move , which first appeared in the pages of Playboy, is the story of an assortment of lowlifes in Bakersfield, California, and their cat-and-mouse game over $2.3 million. Touched by echoes of Raymond Chandler and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 20.99
Two plays?hilarious and searing in equal measure?by one of our most essential and original authors In his poetry, short stories, novels, and plays, the National Book Award-winning author Denis Johnson has explored the story of America?especially of the West, land of self-made men and self-perpetuating myths?with searing honesty and genuine sympathy.... more...