Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION:

Final Payments, Mary Gordon ∙Shosha, Isaac Bashevis Singer ∙ The Execution of Mayor Yin, Chen Jo-hsi ∙The Left-Handed Woman, Peter Handke ∙The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse, edited by Kingsley Amis ∙The World According to Garp, John Irving

NONFICTION:

A Place for Noah, Josh Greenfeld

∙Families, Jane Howard

Look Who's Talking!, Emily Hahn

Russian Thinkers, Isaiah Berlin

Samuel Beckett, Deirdre Bair

The Gulag Archipelago III, Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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