Denis Johnson Tribute Event

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Denis Johnson, Tribute Event

Thursday, January 25 at 7 p.m.

 Authors, friends, students, and fans of Denis Johnson are invited to Rediscovered Books to share selections from his last collection, THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN

This is the first, new story collection in twenty-five years from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson.

 “The second story collection from the late Johnson is a masterpiece of deep humanity and astonishing prose.  . . . This book is an instant classic. It's filled with Johnson's unparalleled ability to inject humor, profundity, and beauty—often all three—into the dark and the mundane alike. These characters have been pushed toward the edge; through their searches for meaning or clawing just to hold onto life, Johnson is able to articulate what it means to be alive, and to have hope.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review 

“American literature suffered a serious loss with Johnson's death. These final stories underscore what we'll miss… Johnson is best known for his writing about hard-luck cases—alcoholics, thieves, world-weary soldiers. But this final collection ranges up and down the class ladder; for Johnson, a sense of mortality and a struggle to make sense of our lives knew no demographic boundaries.”—Kirkus (starred review)




Event address: 
180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812988635
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - January 16th, 2018

Tree of Smoke Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312427740
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - September 2nd, 2008

Train Dreams: A Novella Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250007650
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - May 22nd, 2012

Jesus' Son Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312428747
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - February 17th, 2009