Books: Editors' Choice: Jan. 19, 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 Eudora Welly, Eudora Welty - Crackers, Roy Blount Jr.

Earthly Powers, Anthony Burgess Italian Folktales, selected and retold by Italo Calvino -The Middle Ground, Margaret Drabble NONFICTION: American Dreams, Studs Terkel -The Magazine Maze, Herbert R. Mayes - Naming Names, Victor Navasky -Walt Whitman, Justin Kaplan - "Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!" Orville Schell Ways of Escape, Graham Greene Wayward Reporter: The Life of A.J.Liebling, Raymond Sokolov

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