Books Dingley Falls A Novel by Michael Malone Paperback, 588 pages, Sourcebooks Inc, List Price: $15 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDingley FallsSubtitleA NovelAuthorMichael Malone Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary In Dingley Falls, Connecticut, in the summer of 1976, all seems well until Beanie Dingley Abernathy runs off with visiting poet Rich Rage, setting off shock waves which soon engulf everyone. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Michael Malone Handling Sin The Four Corners of the Sky Foolscap Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Dingley Falls Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Further Under the Radar: More Books Not to Miss August 13, 2007 In May, Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl pored through her shelves and pulled down several books that she said are read by a few but deserve wider attention. Well, there are more where they came from. Pearl is back with another armload of what she calls "under-the-radar" books. Further Under the Radar: More Books Not to Miss Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/12252029/12693252" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Dingley Falls' July 24, 2007 Nancy Pearl says Michael Malone's novel is "one of those novels in which you're immediately drawn into the world the author has created, so that when the book ends... you're left feeling bereft, as though you've somehow been banished from a familiar and well-loved place."