”…a story about a person who doesn’t fit in“

”…a story about a person who doesn’t fit in“

In “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit,” Finkel chronicles Knight’s story, one he calls “bizarre and weird and brilliant and disturbing.” The book draws on the author’s visits with Knight at the Kennebec County Correctional...

”Arresting and poignant“

In a world of easy online connection, the fact of a human body becomes a high-risk encounter, something chaotic and best avoided. Knight, who disappeared long before he had the chance to go online, was perhaps just ahead of the curve. Everyone with a smartphone is, on...