Books by Maud Casey

Maud Casey received a Pushcart Prize 1997 Special Mention, and her stories have appeared in The Threepenny Review and The Georgia Review. Casey received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Arizona She lives i


THE ART OF MYSTERY by Maud Casey
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"For Casey, the search is the thing, whether as a writer or reader. This slim but astute volume is an inducement both to read more deeply and to head for ever more unchartered, frozen, mysterious waters."
Not whodunit, but why and how it works. Read full book review >
THE MAN WHO WALKED AWAY by Maud Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Lyrical in its style and fascinating in its psychology, Casey's narrative provokes a host of intriguing questions beyond those the Doctor raises, and Casey is wise enough as an author not to provide easy answers."
Casey (Genealogy, 2006, etc.) fictionalizes a story based on the real-life figure of Albert Dadas, a man from the late 19th century whose strange pathology dictated to him that he walk continually, though he temporarily ends up in an asylum—and eventually walks away from that as well. Read full book review >
GENEALOGY by Maud Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2006

"A bit too much, yet not enough."
The author of The Shape of Things to Come (2001) returns with her second novel. Read full book review >
THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME by Maud Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2001

"Complete with fortune-cookie wisdom and a highway psychic, Casey's debut, like so many other domestic novels, feels dazed and confused."
Somewhat aimless in design, Casey's first fiction drags on over the course of one summer and never earns its final discovery of "the elusive beauty of the world." Read full book review >