B S Johnson

B S Johnson

B. S. Johnson (1933–1973), an admirer of Joyce and Beckett, was a novelist whose works combine verbal inventiveness with typographical innovations. His works include Albert Angelo (1964), Trawl (1966), The Unfortunates (1969), House Mother Normal (1971) and Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry (1973).


Why You Should Read B. S. Johnson

Why You Should Read B. S. Johnson

This year is the eightieth anniversary of the birth (5 February) and, rather more sadly, the fortieth of the death (November 13) of B. S. Johnson.