Tag Archives: Dennis Cooper

Try

“Written in Mr. Cooper’s taut, chillingly ironic prose. . . Try is about a world under severe emotional repression–a fascistic world of pure sadistic…

Period

“A fascinating, intricately crafted jewel of a book . . . It’s a book one could read over and over and never exhaust.” –Dodie…

Guide

“The most seductively frightening, best written novel of contemporary urban life that anyone has attempted in a long time; it’s the funniest, too, and…

God Jr.

The boldest step into a new paradigm of narrative I’ve read in a while.” –Jim Krusoe, The Los Angeles Times

Frisk

“Frisk is a significant work of fiction. Cooper . . . wants to lead us into the wormy heart of the murderous impulse.” –Michael…

The Dream Police

“The Dream Police fights the context of poetry in a way I can only call urgent and beautiful. He is interested in evacuating all…

Closer

“Bleak and brilliant. There can be no doubt about the power and originality of Cooper’s writing. Sheer force of style raises Closer to the…