Books: Editor's Choice


FICTION: Falling in Place, Ann Beattie Doctor Fischer of Geneva or the Bomb Party, Graham Greene ∙ Life Before Man, Margaret Atwood Morgan's Passing, Anne Tyler Neighbors, Thomas Berger Preparations for the Ascent, Gilbert Rogin ∙ The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five, Doris Lessing

NONFICTION: Fatal Flowers, Rosemary Daniell ∙ Maybe, Lillian Hellman Philosophy and Public Policy, Sidney Hook ∙ The Last Nomad, Wilfred Thesiger ∙ The Return of Eva Peron, V.S. Naipaul ∙ Thirty Seconds, Michael J. Arlen ∙ Wilderness of Mirrors, David C. Martin

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