Restored Richard Wright novel hits bestseller lists

NEW YORK — More than 60 years after his death, Richard Wright is again a bestselling author and very much in line with the present.

“The Man Who Lived Underground,” a short novel written in the 1940s and never published in full until this spring, is the surreal but credible story of a Black man who is tortured by police into confessing to a double murder he didn’t commit. He escapes into the city’s sewer system. Like an inversion of the American road novel or a tale of space travel, Fred…

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