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Remembering Jim Harrison (12/11/37—3/26/16) | Grove Atlantic
March 26th is a hard day at Grove Atlantic. It was hard this year, and last year, and the year before that. Three years ago, on March 26th, 2016, we lost the peerless Jim Harrison, one of the greatest, sweetest, wisest, subtlest, most erudite, and most natural voices in American writing. The greatest consolation in our having lost Jim is, always, in the enduring presence of his books — he published more than thirty books in his seventy-eight years, and we're honored and delighted to be keeping twenty-six of them in print, including backlist classics like Legends of the Fall, The Beast God Forgot to Invent, and True North. In recent years, we've been re-releasing his oeuvre in new editions, including two freshly re-released volumes this month: the novels A Good Day to Die and Warlock, originally published in 1973 and 1981, respectively. We're also grateful to our dear friends at the Lemuria Bookstore in Jackson, Mississippi, who organized a group reading of Dead Man's Float, the last