Books: Editors' Choice: Nov. 2, 1987

FICTION

THE BOYS OF WINTER, Wilfrid Sheed

THE CHILD IN TIME, Ian McEwan -- FIRST LIGHT, Charles Baxter -- LEAVING HOME, Garrison Keillor -- OUTLAWS, George V. Higgins -- A SOUTHERN FAMILY, Gail Godwin

NONFICTION

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE, Barrie Penrose and Simon Freeman -- IN SEARCH OF MELANCHOLY BABY, Vassily Aksyonov -- MAN OF THE HOUSE, Tip O'Neill with William Novak -- THE MAKING OF THE AFRICAN QUEEN, Katharine Hepburn -- MIAMI, Joan Didion -- THE SONGLINES, Bruce Chatwin

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