Books: Editors' Choice

FICTION: Consenting Adults or The Duchess Will Be Furious, Peter De Vries ∙Joshua Then and Now, Mordecai Richler ∙Loon Lake, E.L. Doctorow ∙Music for Chameleons, Truman Capote ∙Rough Strife, Lynne Sharon Schwartz ∙The Middle Ground, Margaret Drabble The Second Coming, Walker Percy

NONFICTION: Abroad, Paul Fussell China Men, Maxine Hong Kingston Laughing in the Hills, Bill Barich Lyndon, Merle Miller Nature and Culture, Barbara Novak No Man's Land, John Toland Walter Lippmann and the American Century, Ronald Steel


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