Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was the New York Times-bestselling author of nine volumes of novellas, twelve novels, fourteen collections of poetry, a book of children's literature, a memoir and two collections of non-fiction. His books include Legends of the Fall, Dalva and Returning to Earth. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and winner of a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Spirit of the West Award from the Mountain and Plains Booksellers Association, his work was published in twenty-seven languages.



Fast pace, enormous narrative power . . . Legends of the Fall stays firmly in the unputdownable class.
Daily Telegraph

Jim Harrison stands high among the writers of his generation. This book is rich, alive, and shatteringly visceral. A triumph.
New Yorker

Compelling . . . beyond question the work of a gifted and accomplished writer.
Washington Post

[Legends of the Fall] may well be the best set of novellas to appear in this country during the last quarter century.
New York Times Book Review

Legends of the Fall signalled that Jim Harrison was a writer who had the goods.
Los Angeles Times

So much American legend is packed into these brief pages that Jim Harrison must be admired as an almost sacred writer.
Chicago Sun-Times