Books: Editors' Choice: Mar. 9, 1981

FICTION: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera ∙ A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now, edited by Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone ∙ The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen, Elizabeth Bowen ∙ The Company of Women, Mary Gordon Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson Italian Folktales, selected and retold by Italo Calvino ∙ Other People's Worlds, William Trevor

NONFICTION: Ambition, Joseph Epstein American Dreams, Studs Terkel Gjon Mili: Photographs & Recollections ∙ The Terrible Secret, Walter Laqueur ∙ Paper Money, Adam Smith ∙ Walt Whitman, Justin Kaplan ∙ Ways of Escape, Graham Greene

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