Books: Editors' Choice: Jan. 31, 1983

FICTION: Bech Is Back, John Updike George Mills, Stanley Elkin Ironweed, William Kennedy On the Black Hill, Bruce Chatwin Shiloh and Other Stories, Bobbie Ann Mason ∙The Transfer, Thomas Palmer

NONFICTION: Blue Highways, William Least Heat Moon ∙Growing Up, Russell Baker ∙Hospital, Michael Medved ∙Isak Dinesen, Judith Thurman ∙Last Stands, Hilary Masters ∙The Path to Power, Robert A. Caro


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