Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: Final Payments, Mary Gordon ∙ Picture Palace, Paul Theroux ∙ Stories, Doris Lessing The Left-Handed Woman, Peter Handke ∙ The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse, edited by Kingsley Amis ∙ The World According to Garp, John Irving

NONFICTION: A Considerable Town, M.F.K. Fisher ∙ A Place for Noah, Josh Greenfeld ∙ Russian Thinkers, Isaiah Berlin ∙ Samuel Beckett, Deirdre Bair ∙ Scribble, Scribble, Nora Ephron ∙ The Gulag Archipelago III, Alexander Solzhenitsyn


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