Books: Editors' Choice: Oct. 26, 1981


The Book of Lights, Chaim Potok

— Collected Stories, Frank O'Connor

— Easy Travel to Other Planets, Ted Mooney

— The Hotel New Hampshire, John Irving

Rabbit Is Rich John Updike

Reinhart's Women, Thomas Berger


The Eisenhower Diaries, edited by Robert H. Ferrell

Mornings on Horseback, David McCullough

— Mrs. Harris: The Death of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor, Diana Trilling

— The Physicists, C.P. Snow

— Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number, Jacobo Timerman

— Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession, Janet Malcolm


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