"Many of our best writers... are grappling with 9/11 and its fall-out; Just's take may be the best yet." Entertainment Weekly
“[A] riveting examination of personal loss and political criminality… Just’s Forgetfulness is haunting, clarifying, and imperative." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
"Superb—as suspense, as theater, as psychological warfare...[Just] is as seductive a raconteur as ever." Kirkus Reviews
"[Just] sets his journalist's eye on the ethically fraught war on terror....an emotionally charged narrative." Publishers Weekly
"A heartbreaking tale that is as contemporary as today's newspaper headlines and as timeless as the most profound classic tragedy." Bookpage
[Just]'s a master at blending the personal and political. Forgetfulness gets at the heart of terrorism and revenge. USA Today
Forgetfulness is a wonderful addition to [Just's] distinctive and distinguished body of work.
The New York Times Book Review
'Forgetfulness' is an intellectual and emotional marvel of a book.
Written in a style both taut and reflective, this is suspense of the highest order.
Mr. Just's finest novel yet.
The Wall Street Journal
The first notable work by a major American writer to engage the moral and emotional complexities of the post-9/11 world.
Los Angeles Times
[Just’s] muted power has never been more unsettling than in his new novel.
The Washington Post
It's the novel that the people who felt cheated by Updike's book ['Terrorist']seem to have wanted.
The Chicago Sun-Times