I haven’t read a story in a long while that’s impacted me as much as Denis Johnson’s ‘Jesus’ Son’ did. With a main character who’s been described as an addict graced with an intuition of heaven who still lives in hell on earth, this series of interconnected short stories manages to provide a narrative that’s surreal but also incredibly grounded.
I also highly recommend the audiobook, read by Will Patton. He plays the part with chilling perfection, giving a better voice to the main character than my own mind did. His reading of certain lines is not to be missed.
Published by: drewcoffman in What to Read