Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: A Bend in the River. V.S.

Naipaul • Cannibals and Missionaries. Mary McCarthy

Collected Stories. Paul Bowles

Jailbird. Kurt Vonnegut

Living in the Maniototo. Janet

Frame • Sophie's Choice. William

Styron • The Ghost Writer. Philip


NONFICTION: African Calliope.

Edward Hoagland • Onward and

Upward in the Garden. Katharine S.

White • The Duke of Deception.

Geoffrey Wolff • The Intricate Music.

Thomas Kiernan • The Medusa and

the Snail, Lewis Thomas • The Right

Stuff. Tom Wolfe • The White

Album. Joan Didion


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