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Philip Connors

Philip Connors is the editor of New West Reader (Nation Books, 2005), an anthology of essays on the modern American West. His work has appeared in n+1, Georgia Review, The Nation, Salon, and the London Review of Books. He lives in New Mexico.


Denis Johnson’s Higher Power

Tree of Smoke, by Denis Johnson. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, September 2007. $27 The Vietnam War has been present, if only tangentially, in the fiction of Denis Johnson all along. In Jesus’ Son (1993), a collection of stories and Johnso [...]