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Things to know about author Jim Harrison, who died at age 78

NEW YORK (AP) — Here are some things to know about Jim Harrison, who died Saturday at age 78:<p>PROLIFIC WRITER<p>He wrote nearly 40 books, most famously "Legends of the Fall," and was an accomplished fiction writer, poet and essayist. Besides "Legends of the Fall," a collection of three novellas, his …

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Jim Harrison, 'Legends Of The Fall' Author, Dies At 78

In a career that began in the 1960s — and brought comparisons to Faulkner and Hemingway — Jim Harrison wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels <i>Dalva</i> and <i>True North,</i> the novella <i>Legends of the Fall</i> and many collections of poetry. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Ariz., at the age of 78, …

Literature

Photographer Travels To Remote Places To Capture Empowered Nude Women

"You cannot exploit the empowered."<p><i>Warning: This article contains nudity and may be not be suitable for work.</i><p>The rhetoric surrounding nude photographs of women is often brimming with language like "graphic," "explicit," "objectified," "sexualized" and "exploited." But in the words of Los …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Why Social Media Is Making You Miserable

It might be time to hit the refresh button on how you engage online.<p>Resorting to Facebook for a convenient ego boost, a quick reconnect with friends, or the chance to share your humble opinion may seem like an easy way to improve your mood and stay abreast of what's going on in the world. But a new …

Best new crime and thriller novels

This is our repository of crime and thriller novel reviews<p>THE FORCE by Don Winslow<p>490pp, HarperCollins, £18.99, ebook £9.9<p><b>There's a glut of novels about New York cops</b>– <b>but this stands out by a mile, says Jake Kerridge​</b><p>Perhaps none of us felt we were in desperate need of another novel about what it …