Books: Editors' Choice: Sep. 26, 1983

FICTION: The Cannibal Galaxy.

Cynthia Ozick •Cathedral, Raymond Carver •Franz Kafka:

The Complete Stories, Nahum N. Glatzer, editor •The Name of the Rose, Umber to Eco •The Philosopher's Pupil, Iris Murdoch Slouching Towards Kalamazoo, Peter De Vries

NONFICTION: Andropov. Zhores A. Medvedev •The Book of America, Neal R. Peirce and Jerry Hagstrom Gorillas in the Mist, Dian Fossey Lost in the Cosmos. Walker Percy Marcel Proust: Selected Letters, Philip Kolb, editor •The Rosenberg File, Ronald Radosh and Joyce Milton

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