'Fiery Elephant' Profiles Writer B.S. Johnson

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B.S. Johnson's novels are barely known in the United States, but his biography is quite a read, critic David Kipen says. Continuum International Publishing Group hide caption

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Book critic David Kipen reviews a new biography of B.S. Johnson. The book Like a Fiery Elephant, by Jonathan Coe, depicts Johnson as a tortured writer, who seemed to hate the traditional novel.

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