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Imagine being in your early forties, a writer and a poet, a distance runner. Now picture suffering brain damage from a virus that requires every bit of your concentration to walk... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Raymond M. Wong
I found it to be very depressing and I can only recommend his short story which is the only reason I bought the book in the first place!Published 15 months ago by Kathy Kurpita
Amazing book, exceedingly well written, incredibly interesting, very worthwhile, anyone who reads this book will not be disappointed. Highly recommended.Published 21 months ago by Jill Frumin
Mr.Skloot gifted writer, poet and athlete was stricken with viral brain disease
that robbed him of his memory. Read more
In the Shadow of Memory is the first of three memoirs (World of Light and The Wink of the Zenith are the other two that complete the trio) Floyd Skloot has written about his... Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by Bookish2
What does a writer do when he acquires a brain injury? Naturally, he writes about it. Floyd Skloot, a novelist, a poet, and an essayist, acquired a brain injury from a virus; he... Read morePublished on April 15, 2011 by Garry Prowe
My experience purchasing this book was excellent. I cannot say the same for my experience reading this book. Well written, In the Shadow of Memory is much to do about nothing. Read morePublished on May 1, 2009
Mr Skloot has won many awards for his writings about living his life and even these cannot adequately capture the struggle, courage, gifts, and love of this man and the life he... Read morePublished on October 27, 2005 by Ms. Mary Flynn