Book ‘The Unwritten Book’ by Samantha Hunt

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A beautiful, inventive collection shot through with wildness and grace.” ― Maggie Nelson, author of On Freedom. From Samantha Hunt, the award-winning author of The Dark Dark, comes The Unwritten Book, her first work of nonfiction, a genre-bending creation that explores the importance of books, the idea of haunting, and messages from beyond. I carry each book I’ve ever read with me, just as I carry my dead―those things that aren’t really there, those things that shape everything I am. A genre-bending work of nonfiction, Samantha Hunt’s The Unwritten Book explores ghosts, ghost stories, and haunting, in the broadest sense of each. What is it to be haunted, to be a ghost, to die, to live, to read?...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 5, 2022)  Pages: 384 pages  ISBN-10: 0374604916  ISBN-13: 978-0374604912  ASIN:‎ B093FBXS8J

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Samantha Hunt is the author of the story collection The Dark Dark and the novels Mr. SplitfootThe Invention of Everything Else, and The Seas. Hunt is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Bard Fiction Prize, the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 prize, and the St. Francis College Literary Prize, and she was a finalist for the Orange Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. She lives in upstate New York.