FICTION: A Bend in the River, V.S. Naipaul ∙ Collected Stories, Paul Bowles ∙ Living in the Maniototo, Janet Frame ∙ Mirabell: Books of Number, James Merrill ∙ Sophie's Choice, William Styron ∙ Testimony and Demeanor, John Casey ∙ The Living End, Stanley Elkin
NONFICTION: Blood of Spain, Ronald Fraser ∙ I Love: The Story of Vladimir Mayakovsky and Lili Brik, Ann & Samuel Charters ∙ The Duke of Deception, Geoffrey Wolff ∙ The Medusa and the Snail, Lewis Thomas The Neoconservatives, Peter Steinfels ∙ The White Album, Joan Didion ∙ When Memory Comes, Saul Friedlander
1. Sophie's Choice, Styron...