Posts Tagged: Jim Harrison
For the New York Times’s Bookends column, Thomas Mallon and Leslie Jamison muse on the books that best capture the intricate and fraught relationships between siblings:
That’s what I felt Faulkner intuited about siblings: that there were all sorts of gaps and harms and distances that might befall them, that they might inflict on each other, but that they loved each other anyway.
For The Daily Beast, Bill Morris has some theories about why Jim Harrison is an underrated writer....more
Harrison’s style is spare and evocative, more expressive than Hemingway but less misogynistic, more accessible than Thoreau. Honest....more
When Jim Harrison’s The English Major was published a few years ago, I was working at the Cedar Tavern in New York. Sarah was the woman I tended bar with on Saturday nights and she’d mentioned that she “worshiped” Harrison. When the book was warmly reviewed, I told her at work that the new Harrison was out, and the critics liked it....more