Books: Editors' Choice: Sep. 17, 1984

FICTION: The Engineer of Human Souls, Josef Skvorecky ∙ Imaginary Magnitude, Stanislaw Lem Machine Dreams, Jayne Anne Phillips ∙ Something Out There, Nadine Gordimer ∙ Tough Guys Don't Dance, Norman Mailer ∙ A Weed for Burning, Conrad Detrez

NONFICTION: Bloods, Wallace Terry The Chronicle of the Lodz Ghetto, 1941-1944, Lucjan Dobroszycki, Editor ∙ The Death Merchant, Joseph C. Goulden ∙ Josephine Herbst, Elinor Langer ∙ The Weaker Vessel, Antonia Fraser Writers at Work, George Plimpton, Editor

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