The incognito lounge: and other poems

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Random House, 1982 - Poetry - 79 pages
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Review: The Incognito Lounge (National Poetry Series #10)

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Could be my favorite book of poetry by a living American author. Read full review

Review: The Incognito Lounge (National Poetry Series #10)

User Review  - Robb Todd - Goodreads

Read this as part of his collected poems. It's been fascinating watching him mature as a poet within the collection, and "The Confession of St. Jim-Ralph" gives us a good glimpse of the man who wrote ... Read full review


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About the author (1982)

Denis Johnson was born in Munich, Germany in 1949. He was raised in many countries throughout the world before attending college at the University of Iowa. Along with writing several volumes of poetry, Johnson has written short stories for The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Paris Review, and Best American Short Stories. He has written the novels Resuscitation of a Hanged Man and Already Dead. Johnson was the recipient of an Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and the Robert Frost Award. Johnson has also received fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Whiting Foundation.

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