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June 13, 2014 8:00 PM

Great reads you might've missed but that deserve your attention

Having provided reader advisory services to library customers for more than 35 years, I have read and listened to more than my fair share of great books (and not-so-great ones). There are many books that enjoy great hype and popular demand, while other equally deserving books slip by the wayside and gather dust on library shelves. Here are a few of those titles, which may have escaped your notice, but certainly deserve your attention. (There is one among these titles that appeared doomed to go unnoticed, but then won the National Book Award.)

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