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BOOK REVIEW

WATERS OF OBLIVION by
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Literary adrenaline."
In the third installment of Lyons' (Blood Game, 2013, etc.) breakneck-paced thriller series, Louisiana Federal District Judge Jock Boucher is tasked with covertly figuring out who was behind a bomb that killed numerous high-ranking judges and innocents, including his girlfriend. Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by Josephine Hart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 1995

"Initially intriguing, but finally deadening. (Author tour)"
An odd, maudlin mix from the much-ballyhooed author of Damage (1991) and Sin (1992): What begins as another taut, obsessive novel of passion gets bogged down by a series of monologues performed by a cast ofdecidedly ungratefuldead characters. Read full book review >

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ANGEL OF OBLIVION by Maja Haderlap
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"An arresting evocation of memory, community, and suffering."
In this searingly lyrical work, a young child bears witness to her family's past. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF DAVID by Anonymous
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Ten years (or more) ago this might have been an important book; but even with its positive close, today it is an embarrassment. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Texas high school senior and quarterback David has a secret no one can discover. Read full book review >

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THE STONE OF DAVID by Louis Michael Corona
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 22, 2013

"An audacious crusade from a hero (and his friends) with chops."
A New Orleans PI faces off against a crime boss and a drug-smuggling ring in Corona's debut crime thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A well-drawn, comprehensive account of a troubling subject."
A British historian trains an eye on the vast history of human experience with illicit drugs. Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by Kelly Creagh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 28, 2015

"A romantic, hard-fought conclusion that should please fans. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
The conclusion to the gothic paranormal-romance trilogy started in Nevermore (2010).Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by Sergei Lebedev
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Lebedev's courageous and devastating first novel, published in Russia in 2011, applies modern insight and poetic force to atrocities past and to his country's unspoken campaign to remove them from history."
Journeying across the tundra on a search through his past, a young Russian is emotionally undone by horrific remnants of gulag atrocities—and the ease with which those crimes were systematically wiped from the national consciousness. Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by Héctor Abad
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Is there a father alive who would not weep at such an artful, tender tribute?"
A Colombian writer delivers a rousing, affecting tribute to his father, Héctor Abad Gómez, a professor and physician who was murdered in 1987 by radical political opponents. Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by Peter Abrahams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2005

"Abrahams (Their Wildest Dreams, 2003, etc.) creates palpable empathy for the bruised Nick, and his pitch-perfect prose is a joy."
After losing his memory, high-profile investigator Nick Petrov returns recklessly to the dangerous case he was working on. Read full book review >

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OBLIVION by David Foster Wallace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2004

"One of our best young writers just keeps getting better."
Media overkill and other forms of contemporary paranoia and mendacity take their lumps in this third collection from the brainy postmodernist author (Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"One corner of the great American panorama enlarged to highlight its starry-eyed visionaries, political machinations, indefatigable ingenuity, and cockeyed optimism. (20 line drawings, not seen)"
Crisp, insightful history of the canal that transformed New York into the Empire State and the US into an economic powerhouse. Read full book review >