Jim Harrison - Book Series In OrderSkip to main content Jim Harrison. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Jim Harrison - , one of America's most versatile and celebrated writers, was the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction--including Legends of the Fall, the acclaimed trilogy of novellas, and The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected Poems. His books have been translated into two dozen languages, and in he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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What books are currently on your night stand? So I get along with a few European mysteries and lots of poetry. I found it helped to study Machado, whose grave I once visited in Collioure, France, where people leave flowers and poems on his grave. I stayed in the rooming hotel where he died. You do manage a somewhat religious attitude toward your art. It is a calling rather than a job. It was pretty brutal up until I was 40, but then I refused to accept any of the frequently offered jobs teaching writing.
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James Harrison December 11, — March 26, was an American poet, novelist, and essayist. He wrote screenplays, book reviews, literary criticism, and published essays on food, travel, and sport. Harrison indicated that, of all his writing, his poetry meant the most to him. His first commercial success  : 5 came with the publication of the trilogy of novellas, Legends of the Fall, two of which were made into movies. Harrison's work has been translated into multiple languages including French, Greek, Chinese, and Russian. Jim's younger siblings are Judith and then Mary and David.