John Nichols

John Nichols has published ten works of nonfiction and thirteen novels, including the classic The Milagro Beanfield War. His recent works include The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest! A Novel, On Top of Spoon Mountain, and My Heart Belongs to Nature: A Memoir in Photographs and Prose (all from UNM Press). Nichols lives in northern New Mexico.
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Dancing on the Stones

University of New Mexico Press
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Conjugal Bliss

A Comedy of Martial Arts

University of New Mexico Press

"A hilarious, raucous, painfully graphic portrait of The Marriage from Hell."--Chicago Tribune

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On Top of Spoon Mountain

University of New Mexico Press
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An Elegy for September

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

A brief, poignant, and eloquent novel that renders an age-old story in a fresh and powerful form, An Elegy for September captures the turning point in the life of a man as he confronts his own mortality.

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American Blood

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

Though Michael Smith cannot forget the pornographic atrocities he witnessed abroad during the Vietnam war, it is the pervasive brutality of civilian life that threatens to destroy him. American Blood is a timely and fiercely moral statement on violence and loss.

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My Heart Belongs to Nature

A Memoir in Photographs and Prose

University of New Mexico Press

In My Heart Belongs to Nature, Nichols records his forty-five-year connection to the Taos valley and its mountains, where he still lives.

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Man vs Fish

The Fly Fisherman's Eternal Struggle

By Taylor Streit; Foreword by John Nichols
University of New Mexico Press
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The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest!

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

In this insightful and bittersweet love story, masterful storyteller John Nichols brings to life northern New Mexico and three unforgettable characters.

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I Got Mine

Confessions of a Midlist Writer

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

I Got Mine: Confessions of a Midlist Writer is the memoir of Nichols's extraordinary life, as seen through the lens of his writing.

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