Denis Johnson Quote
Born: 1949 (age 69)
Occupation: Writer, novelist
Bio: Denis Hale Johnson is an American author who is known for his short-story collection Jesus' Son and his novel Tree of Smoke, which won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. He also writes plays, poetry and non-fiction. Johnson's Train Dreams was published as a novel in 2011 and was a finalist for that year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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“It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, mad cow disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.”