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'Last Seen Leaving': A Few Good Books in One
Hitler's Youth: 'Castle in the Forest'
'Life and Death and Other Stories'
The Year's Best Books: Mystery and Nonfiction
'Next' from Crichton: Genetic Technology
'View From Castle Rock': New Stories From Alice Munro
A Compendium of 'Modern Arabic Fiction'
Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road'
Tillie Olsen's Tender Portrait of a Marriage
Why Libraries Should Stock 'Pale Horse, Pale Rider'
King Portrays Horrors of Interior Worlds
Gwendolyn Brooks' Indispensable 'Maud Martha'
Orwell on Writing: 'Clarity Is the Remedy'
People Acting Up: 'Gallatin Canyon'
Nell Freudenberger: 'The Dissident'