Books The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray Hardcover, 490 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Lost Time AccidentsAuthorJohn Wray Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Exiled from time after a failed love affair, Waldemar "Waldy" Tolliver is forced to confront a difficult betrayal and his ancestral legacy against a backdrop of historical events in the first half of the twentieth century. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by John Wray Lowboy Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Lost Time Accidents NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews Taking A Timeout From Time — It's A Family Thing February 11, 2016 The Tollivers have always believed in time travel and young Waldy is no different. Now, stuck permanently at 8:47 a.m., he passes time writing the history of his expansive (and entertaining) family.