Posts Tagged: Tree of Smoke

What to Read When You Are Surrounded by Spies

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Here, in one handy list, are a few of our favorite spy novels. Watch your back! ...more

Soul of a Whore and Purvis, by Denis Johnson

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As a writer, Denis Johnson has demonstrated a remarkable ability to polarize. On the one hand he has impressed some of the most prestigious awards committees in the United States. He has received a Guggenheim fellowship, won the National Book Award in 2007 for Tree of Smoke, and was also short-listed for the Pulitzer that same year.

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