Books: Editors' Choice: Feb. 22, 1982

FICTION: The Age of Wonders, Aharon Appelfeld ∙ The Dean's December, Saul Bellow ∙ A Flag for Sunrise, Robert Stone ∙ The Hunting of the Snark, Lewis Carroll ∙ Memoirs of a Space Traveler, Stanislaw Lent ∙ The Villa Golitsyn, Piers Paul Read

NONFICTION: After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection, James Davidson and Mark Lytle ∙ Happy to Be Here, Garrison Keillor Lectures on Russian Literature, Vladimir Nabokov ∙ Mrs. Harris: The Death of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor, Diana Trilling ∙ Scenes of Childhood, Sylvia Townsend Warner

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