Reading a Ward Just novel is like sitting down to a meal of your favorite comfort food. The writing is both simple and elegant and, most importantly, nourishing for the reader's soul. In an era of glitz and 700-page novels, Just writes in a style reminiscent of Fitzgerald and Hemingway. His audience cares about his characters, who are involved in life-impacting events to which many readers themselves can relate.
FORGETFULNESS is Just's fifteenth novel. While the author is not a household name, his literary accomplishments suggest that he certainly should be. Previous works include ECHO HOUSE, a National Book Award finalist, and AN UNFINISHED SEASON, a finalist for the