Many books don’t receive the media attention or readership they deserve; we could’ve made this list of the year’s most unfairly neglected books at least twice as long. When a book becomes a hit, everyone wants to read it. That’s great news if you’re one of those lucky writers. But if you’d like to discover an excellent writer you may not have heard much about, check out this week’s list.
THE MAN WHO WALKED AWAY
"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 >