Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: A Married Man, Piers Paul Read · Old Love, Isaac Bashevis Singer · On the Edge of the Cliff, V.S. Pritchett · Shikasta, Doris Lessing · Smiley's People, John le Carré · The Beginning Place, Ursula K. Le Guin · Yellowfish, John Keeble

NONFICTION: And No Birds Sang, Farley Mowat · Fin-de-Siècle Vienna, Carl E. Schorske · My Many Years, Arthur Rubinstein · Self Portrait with Friends: The Selected Diaries of Cecil Beaton, edited by Richard Buckle · Show People, Kenneth Tynan · The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe · White House Years,...

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