The incognito lounge: and other poems

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Random House, 1982 - Poetry - 79 pages
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User Review  - Stephen Cruze - Goodreads

I love this man's abilities. I find it odd that, of his early writing, people always ask him if he wrote it while on the substances his protagonists ingest. "No", he responds, "I don't think I could ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Landau - Goodreads

There are four sections and dozens of poems in THE INCOGNITO LOUNGE, but the only phrase that I keep going back to is Emergency Broadcasting System, which is mentioned in "Radio," one of the later ... 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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