Oblivion – David Foster Wallace

A set of short stories that are wildly different but all show detailed research and understanding of their subjects. Mister Squishy – the first one – is set during a marketing research group. It is beautifully observed look at the perverse world of marketing, with a wonderfully detailed world stretching out in both directions from the story.

The link takes you to Better World Books which sells used and new books and is an interesting alternative to Amazon which seems to lack much competition these days.

Link: Oblivion – David Foster Wallace