Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: Airships, Barry Hannah Final Payments, Mary Gordon Kalki, Gore Vidal Picture Palace.

Paul Theroux The World According to Garp, John Irving

NONFICTION: A Place for Noah, Josh Greenfeld A Savage War of Peace,

Alistair Horne Samuel Beckett, Deirdre Bair Scribble, Scribble,

Nora Ephron The Gulag Archipelago III, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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