Books: Editors' Choice


> A Good School, Richard Yates

> Final Payments, Mary Gordon

> Innocent Eréndira and Other Stories, Gabriel Garcia Márquez

> Shosha, Isaac Bashevis Singer

> The "Poetry" Anthology 1912-1977, edited by Daryl Hine and Joseph Parisi

> The World According to Garp, John Irving


> A Distant Mirror, Barbara W. Tuchman

> A Hostage to Fortune, Ernest K. Gann

> American Caesar, William Manchester

> Montaillou: The Promised Land of Error, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

> Robert Kennedy and His Times, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

> The Gulag Archipelago III, Alexander Solzhenitsyn

> The Snow Leopard, Peter Matthiessen


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