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Author: James Sallis

Jim Sallis has published fifteen novels, including the Lew Griffin series, Others of My Kind, Death Will Have Your Eyes, and Drive. Drive was adapted for film and released in 2011. He also published the standard biography of Chester Himes, a translation of Raymond Queneau's novel, Saint Glinglin, and multiple collections of essays and stories. He has three collections of poems: Sorrow's Kitchen, Rain's Eagerness, and now BLACK NIGHT'S GONNA CATCH ME HERE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (New Rivers Press, 2015). Born in Helena, Arkansas, Sallis spent his childhood on the banks of the Mississippi River and then attended Tulane University in New Orleans, where he first began to sell his writing. He subsequently moved to Iowa and then to London, where he wrote much of his first book of prose and poetry, A Few Last Words. Sallis has lived in New York City, Boston, Paris, Pennsylvania, and Texas. At present he lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: New and Selected Poems
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Black Night's Gonna Catch Me Here: New and Selected Poems

New Rivers Press

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. "The world has long been full of praise for Jim Sallis's crime novels' poetic prose and richly-described landscapes. It is time that we simply call Sallis a poet, one who depicts and reveals our inner landscape. These po...

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POTATO TREE
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POTATO TREE

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Fiction. Short Stores. POTATO TREES's 41 stories, with their vivid imagery, poetic language and heart-wrenching emotions, are Sallis at his edgiest, most indefinable best. James Sallis is best-known for his six-volume Lew Griffin cycle, his authorit...

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POTATO TREE
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12 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $15.00 1/1/2006

POTATO TREE

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Fiction. Short Stores. POTATO TREES's 41 stories, with their vivid imagery, poetic language and heart-wrenching emotions, are Sallis at his edgiest, most indefinable best. James Sallis is best-known for his six-volume Lew Griffin cycle, his authorit...

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