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Six Walks is a New Yorker Best Book of 2022, a Wall Street Journal Best Book of Spring, a New York Times Best Book of Summer, and a New England Indie Bestseller, and Longlisted for the Massachusetts Book Award

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"Lyrical. . . . The author’s comedic talents are formidable and the characters he creates are hard to forget."
― The Wall Street Journal

"Resonant. . . . With its lovely illustrations and thoughtful insights about nature, love, and friendship, Six Walks celebrates taking time to see what really matters."
― The Christian Science Monitor

"Comforting. . . . it’s the sweetness in the sorrow that is captured in this writing, along with the natural world’s endless invitation to solace."
― The New York Times

"Shattuck’s main message is the primacy of love, for both the people around us and the world we inhabit."
― The New Yorker

"Part of the fun in Six Walks is how today’s reality―and Shattuck’s sense of humor―take over."
― The Boston Globe

"A poignant tribute to nature."
― Town & Country

"Brilliant. . . . A momentous landmark in time, reminding us of what might be lost in this world and what must be preserved."
― The Rumpus

"Humble and sincere. . . . he gleans new insight into masculinity, intimacy, climate change, and the politics of outdoor spaces. "
― Poets & Writers

"Moving. . . . Six Walks witnesses how, in every season, choosing to step into the natural world can lead to healing and peace."
 Chicago Review of Books

"A resplendent debut ...echoing Thoreau’s brilliant reflections with his own, Shattuck distills the healing power of nature into a narrative that’s a pure pleasure to wander through. Fans of Annie Dillard will find this mesmerizing." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Wistful and meditative, sparked by lovely prose.” — Kirkus Review 
"A book of loss and redemption, fear and fragile hope. Six Walks is rich, evocative, and unexpectedly dangerous ― in that best of Thoreauvian ways." — National Book Award Winner Nathaniel Philbrick
“I think Thoreau would have liked this book, and that’s a high recommendation.” — Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature
“A gorgeous reminder that walking is the most radical form of locomotion nowadays.”  — Nick Offerman 
"Six Walks offers a moving meditation on nature and history — and what our precarious place between these two realms may be.” — Pulitzer Prize Finalist Hernan Diaz
“What a very beautiful book. Every page is a pleasure. Charming, insightful, and full of humanity, this gem reminded me how profound it can feel to simply walk the earth.”
 – Karen Thompson Walker, author of The Dreamers

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