Book Hour: The Visionist


This is the only novel ever discussed on the Tim Danahey Show. It was named an Editor’s Choice by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and OPRAH. It is a fascinating mystery set in an 1840s Shaker commune in rural America. There are fascinating character arcs, multiple sub-plots, and vivid writing. The book is reminiscent of a Dickens-era story with an abusive father, a possible arson, a family on the run, a religious refuge, and conniving people looking to wrangle the land from its true owners. ALmost all of my reading is non-fiction. When I read fiction, I generally stay with the classics. “The Visionist” is a great contemporary novel. Listen why.

Guest: Rachel Urquhart
Learn more at: Open Book Publicity

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The Tim Danahey Show started in July, 2010 at internet station Castle Rock Radio. It started as a one-day-per week endeavor and quickly grew to five days per week. The show discusses economics, government, social issues, history, and non-fiction books in a magazine format featuring in-depth conversations with guests. Politics and inflammatory conversations are discouraged as they are divisive and counter-productive. Instead, the show seeks under-reported topics and delves into facts, different perspectives, and ramifications of each perspective.