Books by Jim Harrison

Powered by Your Friends at BookGorilla

Twitter: @JimHarrisonSays

James "Jim" Harrison (born December 11, 1937) is an American author known for his poetry, fiction, reviews, essays about the outdoors, and writings about food. He has been called "a force of nature", and his work has been compared to that of William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. Harrison's characters tend to be rural by birth and to have retained some qualities of their agrarian pioneer heritage in spite of their intelligence and some formal education. They attune themselves to both the natural and the civilized world, surrounded by excesses but determined to live their lives as well as possible

Please click the Follow button to see books by Jim Harrison
more frequently in your BookGorilla daily alerts!
Or click the Ignore button to not see books by Jim Harrison.
The Road Home
The Road Home
by Jim Harrison
In one of Jim Harrison’s greatest works, five members of the Northridge family narrate the tangled epic of their history on the Nebraska plains.  The Road Home continues the story of the captivating heroine Dalva and her peculiar and remarkable family. It encompasses the voices of Dalva’s grandfather John Northridge, the austere...
Today's Bargain Price: $1.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Farmer's Daughter: Novellas
The Farmer's Daughter: Novellas
by Jim Harrison
The celebrated author of Legends of the Fall delivers “three novellas as dark as they are exuberant” and linked by the lyrics of Patsy Cline ( Publishers Weekly , starred review). The three stories in  The Farmer’s Daughter  are as different as they are unforgettable. Written in the voice of a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl in...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.49
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Sundog
Sundog
by Jim Harrison
A “feisty, passionate novel” (Newsday) from a writer whose “storytelling instincts are nearly flawless” (The New York Times).   The New York Times–bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry including Legends of the Fall, Dalva, and Returning to Earth, Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.77
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
After Ikkyu and Other Poems (Shambhala Pocket Library Book 23)
After Ikkyu and Other Poems (Shambhala Pocket Library Book 23)
by Jim Harrison
A spirited collection of poems inspired by the Zen practice of one of America's most celebrated authors, Jim Harrison, a New York Times best-selling author. The popular novels of Jim Harrison (1937–2016) represent only part of his literary output—he was also widely acclaimed for the “renegade genius” of his powerful, expressive poems....
Today's Bargain Price: $10.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Jim Harrison: Complete Poems
Jim Harrison: Complete Poems
by Jim Harrison
Starred Review from Booklist: "This robust volume is a testament to the fortitude of a great American poet's work... [a] landmark collection."From the Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams: "Jim Harrison...was among the great ones—an elevated soul in all his unruliness who favored his senses and courted the wild on the page and in the...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Julip: A Novel
Julip: A Novel
by Jim Harrison
In three novellas, Jim Harrison takes us on an American journey as he leads us through the wondrous landscape of the human heart.   In this “richly allusive and wickedly funny” collection, Jim Harrison offers “three delightful studies of unique individuals battling inventively against society’s demands for conformity” (Library Journal)....
Today's Bargain Price: $7.59
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Big Seven (The Detective Sunderson Series)
The Big Seven (The Detective Sunderson Series)
by Jim Harrison
From the New York Times–bestselling author of The Great Leader and Legends of the Fall: a retired detective confronts the sins of man in rural Michigan.   In The Great Leader, Mark Twain Award–winning author Jim Harrison introduced readers to the hard-drinking, nearly-retired Detective Sunderson. In this darkly comic follow-up, Sunderson...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Woman Lit by Fireflies
The Woman Lit by Fireflies
by Jim Harrison
Three novellas by the author of Legends of the Fall. “A brilliant tour de force . . . Jim Harrison at his peak: comic, erotic, and insightful” (San Francisco Chronicle).   Across the odd contours of the American landscape, people are searching for the things that aren’t irretrievably lost, for the incandescent beneath the ordinary. An...
Today's Bargain Price: $13.49
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
Letters to Yesenin (Copper Canyon Classics)
Letters to Yesenin (Copper Canyon Classics)
by Jim Harrison
"The way Harrison has embedded his entire vision of our predicament implicitly in the particulars of two poetic lives, his own and Yesenin's, is what makes the poem not only his best but one of the best in the past twenty-five years of American writing."--Hayden Carruth, Sulfur "Harrison inhabits the problems of our age as if they...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Saving Daylight
Saving Daylight
by Jim Harrison
"Jim Harrison is a writer with immortality in him." --The Times (London)
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
The River Swimmer
The River Swimmer
by Jim Harrison
Two outstanding late novellas from one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed authors.   A brilliant rendering of two men striving to find their way in the world, written with freshness, abundant wit, and profound humanity, The River Swimmer is Jim Harrison at his most memorable.   In The Land of Unlikeness, sixty-year-old...
Today's Bargain Price: $8.45
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Legends of the Fall
Legends of the Fall
by Jim Harrison
Three novellas by the New York Times bestselling author, including the classic tale of brotherhood from the Montana plains through the horrors of WWI.   Jim Harrison’s critically acclaimed novella “Legends of the Fall”—which was made into the film of the same name—is an epic tale of three brothers fighting for justice in a world gone...
Today's Bargain Price: $2.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns
True North
True North
by Jim Harrison
One of American literature’s most significant authors delivers “a coming-of-age story, a familial saga of estrangement . . . A slow-burning revenge tragedy” (The New York Times Book Review).   An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family’s desecration of the earth, and his own father’s more personal violations, Jim...
Today's Bargain Price: $2.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Returning to Earth
Returning to Earth
by Jim Harrison
“The longtime chronicler of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula . . . gives eloquent expression to death and the grieving process.” —Booklist   Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “a master . . . who makes the ordinary extraordinary, the unnamable unforgettable,” beloved author Jim Harrison returns with a masterpiece—a tender, profound...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Dalva: A Novel
Dalva: A Novel
by Jim Harrison
From the New York Times–bestselling author of Legends of the Fall: a beautifully crafted story of one woman’s journey to find her son.   From her home on the California coast, Dalva hears the broad silence of the Nebraska prairie where she was born and longs for the son she gave up for adoption years before. Beautiful, fearless...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.87
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Women's Fiction
In Search of Small Gods
In Search of Small Gods
by Jim Harrison
Harrison, one of America's most celebrated writers, is considered "a renegade genius" for his poetry.
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Off to the Side: A Memoir
Off to the Side: A Memoir
by Jim Harrison
A New York Times Notable Book: A memoir of the writing life of Jim Harrison, from hardscrabble years to high-profile Hollywood friendships, “as engaging as it is eccentric” (The Washington Post Book World).   In this “sprawling, impressionistic memoir”, which was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Jim Harrison...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
The Shape of the Journey: New & Collected Poems
The Shape of the Journey: New & Collected Poems
by Jim Harrison
Here is the definitive collection of poetry from one of America’s best-loved writers—now available in paperback. With the publication of this book, eight volumes of poetry were brought back into print, including the early nature-based lyrics of Plain Song , the explosive Outlyer & Ghazals , and the startling "correspondence" with a...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand
The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand
by Jim Harrison
A cornucopia of culinary essays from “the Henry Miller of food writing. His passion is infectious” (Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, The Wall Street Journal).   Jim Harrison was one of this country’s most beloved writers, a muscular, brilliantly economic stylist with a salty wisdom. For more than twenty years, he also wrote some of the best...
Today's Bargain Price: $2.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Cookbooks, Food & Wine
Songs of Unreason
Songs of Unreason
by Jim Harrison
#1 Poetry Foundation Bestseller Michigan Notable Book “A beautifully mysterious inquiry... Here Harrison—forthright, testy, funny, and profoundly discerning—a gruff romantic and a sage realist, tells tales about himself, from his dangerous obsession with Federico García Lorca to how he touched a bear’s head, reflects on his dance with...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry
Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry
by Jim Harrison, Ted Kooser
Braided Creek contains more than 300 poems exchanged in this longstanding correspondence. Wise, wry, and penetrating, the poems touch upon numerous subjects, from the natural world to the nature of time. Harrison and Kooser decided to remain silent over who wrote which poem, allowing their voices, ideas, and images to swirl and merge...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
The English Major
The English Major
by Jim Harrison
From the New York Times–bestselling author of Legends of the Fall: “Harrison spins the common chaff of a road trip into gold” (Tim McNulty, The Seattle Times).   “It used to be Cliff and Vivian and now it isn’t.” With these words, Jim Harrison begins a riotous, moving novel that sends a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Beast God Forgot to Invent
The Beast God Forgot to Invent
by Jim Harrison
An unforgettable collection of novellas from the author of  Legends of the Fall  explores the line between civilization and the “wild men.”   Jim Harrison is an American master.  The Beast God Forgot to Invent  offers stories of culture and wildness, of men and beasts and where they overlap. A wealthy man retired to the Michigan...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Summer He Didn't Die
The Summer He Didn't Die
by Jim Harrison
Three classic novellas from “one of our master chroniclers of human hungers, flaws, and frustrations.” (The Kansas City Star).   Jim Harrison’s vivid, tender, and deeply felt fictions have won him acclaim as an American master of the novella. His highly acclaimed volume of novellas, The Summer He Didn’t Die, is a sparkling and exuberant...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.49
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Great Leader: A Novel
The Great Leader: A Novel
by Jim Harrison
“A wild ride . . . [and] a thoroughly enjoyable tale of religion, sex and money . . . this is not your grandfather’s detective novel.” —Tim McNulty, The Seattle Times  New York Times–bestselling author Jim Harrison has won international acclaim for his masterful body of work, including Returning to Earth, Legends of the Fall, and over...
Today's Bargain Price: $1.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica
A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and Life
A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and Life
by Jim Harrison
An essay collection from “the Henry Miller of food writing” and New York Times–bestselling author of The Raw and the Cooked (The Wall Street Journal).   Jim Harrison was beloved for his untamed prose and larger-than-life appetite. Collecting many of his most entertaining and inspired food pieces for the first time, A Really Big Lunch...
Today's Bargain Price: $2.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Cookbooks, Food & Wine
A Good Day to Die
A Good Day to Die
by Jim Harrison
A road trip novel of three desperate souls fueled by drugs, alcohol, and delusions—from the New York Times–bestselling author of Legends of the Fall.   The author of thirty-nine books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers, adored by both readers and critics. His novel, A Good...
Today's Bargain Price: $10.44
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Dead Man's Float
Dead Man's Float
by Jim Harrison
"Harrison's poems succeed on the basis of an open heart and a still-ravenous appetite for life."—The Texas ObserverThe title Dead Man's Float is inspired by a technique used by swimmers to conserve energy when exhausted, to rest up for the long swim to shore. In his fourteenth volume of poetry, Jim Harrison presents keen awareness of...
Today's Bargain Price: $9.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: Unknown
Farmer
Farmer
by Jim Harrison
“A sensitive, powerful love story about a man on the cutting edge of life.” —Richard Brautigan   In Farmer, Jim Harrison tells the story of Joseph, a forty-three-year-old farmer-schoolteacher who suddenly finds himself at a crossroads. Forced to choose between two lovers one a tantalizing young student, the other his beautiful childhood...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.99
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Wolf
Wolf
by Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison’s first novel—a walk on the wild side from “a force of nature in American letters” (The Seattle Times).   The New York Times–bestselling author of thirty-nine books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—including Legends of the Fall, Dalva, and Returning to Earth—Jim Harrison was one of our most beloved and acclaimed writers...
Today's Bargain Price: $11.62
Supports BookGorilla with Commissions Earned
Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Join our thousands of happy subscribers. It's free!
Get Deep Discounts on
Premium Bestsellers,
Plus Free Books for
Your Kindle!
Enter Your Email Address:
BookGorilla sends you a single daily email alert with the best deals
on books that match your reading preferences, including bestsellers
and freebies! Learn More

All prices are for US customers of the Amazon.com Kindle store and were verified by BookGorilla at 9 am EDT, but prices may change without notice so please verify that the book is still free or bargain priced before confirming your order.