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Monitor Archive for December 8, 1980
The Haig issue
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas R. Hofstadter. New York: Vintage Books, $8.95.
The Holy Land; Fishers of Men: The Way of the Apostles, photographs by Gordon N. Converse, text by Robert J. Bull and B. Cobbey Crisler. Englewood C...
Salvador slayings jar US into reviewing Central America policy
Artists the arts; Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective, edited by William Rubin. New York: The Museum of Modern Art (distributed by the New York Graphic S...
For hobbyists; The Rider's Handbook, by Sally Gordon. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. $19.95.
'A serious bunch of roughnecks' can help
Brezhnev's passage to India -- bartering oil for Asian support
The Holy Land; Jerusalem City of Jesus, By Richard M. Mackowski, S.J., photographs by Garo Nalbandian. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publ...
Mini-billboards on letters?
Smiley's People, by John le Carre. New York: Bantam Books Inc. $3.50.
A gem of the season
Voc ed and dropouts -- what statistics show
Hollywood; In a Glamorous Fashion: The Fabulous Years of Hollywood Costume Design, by W. Robert La Vine. New york: Charles Scribner's Sons. $25.
Percy on a perch
Artists/the arts; Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico, by Jill Leslie Furst and Peter T. Furst. New York: Abbeville Press. $25.
A little etymology (word origins) for discerning readers
Exotic places; The Greek World, photos by Eliot Porter, text by Peter Levi. New York: E. P. Dutton. $35.
Superfund set to start cleaning up abandoned hazardous waste sites
AFL-CIO sending aid to Polish unionists
Ruling Kuomintang wins in voting on Taiwan
Brezhnev comes visiting, but Gandhi keeps her distance
Artist/thearts; Treasures of African Art, by Malcolm McLeod. New York: Abbeville Press. $25.
For hobbyists; Soft Furnishings: Ideas and Fabrics by Designers Guild, by Tricia Guild. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $14.95 (paperback).
Royal Charles: Charles II and the Restoration, By Antonia Fraser. New York: Dell Publishing Company. $8.95.
Loss of Portugal's premier leaves ruling alliance in turmoil
Somalia expects invasion by Ethiopia and Kenya
Walt Whitman -- a poet for America; Walt Whitman: A Life, by Justin Kaplan. New York: Simon & Schuster. $15.
Holding fast on rights
Artists/the arts; British Cathedrals, by Paul Johnson. New York: William Morrow & Co. $24.95.
Greyhound to keep rolling pending vote on contract
Bearish Soviet 'news' routs investors
Giant Intelsat V launched for communications relays
Needless federal red tape -- GOP Senator Roth can't wait to attack it
Artists/The arts; Viva Picasso: A Centennial Celebraton, by David Douglas Duncan. New York: The Viking Press. $16.95.
Clues for choosing the best day-care center for your child
US property taxes rose almost 100% in a decade
Microcosm: a life in art
Artists/the arts; Art of the Pacific, by James McNeish and David Simmons, photographs by Brian Brake. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc. $29.95
Americana; Appalachian Mountains, by Clyde H. Smith. Portland, Oregon: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company. $9.95.
A Coral Reef
Has Poland won a breather?
It's a 'cash Christmas' for many shoppers this year
The Americans, by Alistair Cooke. New York: Berkeley Publishing Company. $ 2.92
Massachusetts finding return to Yankee thrift difficult
Britain's three premiere chamber groups prove a treat for Americans
There's a lot more to capitalization than you think
Exotic places; Atlas of Ancient Egypt, by John Baines and Jaromir Malek. New York: Facts on File. $29.95
Hollywood; The Art of the Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers 1925-1940, by John Kobal. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $35.
Artists/the arts; Hiroshige: A Shoal of Fishes (Woodblock Prints), introduction by Bryan Holme. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viking...
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, by John le Carre. New York: Bantam Books Inc.
The altitude of lowliness
EC warns Soviets on Poland in rare display of unity
Exotic places; In China, by Eve Arnold. New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc. $30.
Syrian, Jordanian forces reported pulling back
Japanese foreign minister in Europe for trade talks
Once I Saw a Deer
Massachusetts restores Boston-area transit
The Hydra Head, by Carlos Fuentes, translated from Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $6.95.
Peking shelves grandiose plans; Japan shaken by China cutbacks
Exotic places; Afghanistan: Paradise Lost, by Roland and Sabrina Michaud. New York: The Vendome Press. $45.
Kids learn thoughtful giving with handmade projects, 'doing' presents
Artists/the arts; The Great Book of French Impressionism, by Diane Kelder. New York: Abbeyville Press. $100.
Chrysler asks suppliers for grace on billings
Artists/the arts; The Christmas Story in Stained Glass, photographs by Sonia Halliday and Laura Lushington. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans...
Americana; Corridors of Time: 1,700,000,000 Years of Earth at Grand Canyon, by Ron Redfern. New York: Times Books. $39.95.
Early eruption forecast for Mt. Hood, in Oregon
Welty's achievement: fiction somehow truer than fact; The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. $ 17.50.
Exotic places; Islands and Lagoons of Venice, by Fulvio Roiter and Peter Lauritzen. New York: The Vendome Press. $50.
Exotic places; Maasai, photographs by Carol Beckwith, text by Tepilit Ole Saitoti. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc. $40.
Moral fiction from Golding; Rites of Passage, by Willian Golding. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $10.95 .
Will 'reality' bring Reagan's policies closer to Carter's?
For hobbyists; The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds, by John K. Terres. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $49.95.
Is it greed or need?
I Was Sitting at Home
Americana; Treasures of the Library of Congress, by Charles A. Goodrun. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc. $45.
Shostakovich -- retouched; Pages From the Life of Dmitri Shostakovich, by Dmitri and Ludmilla Sollertinsky, translated by Graham Hobbs and Charles M...
Sci-fi sagas explore implications of gene-tinkering; Fireflood and Other Stories, by Vonda N. McIntyre. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. $10.95
Water shortfall checks growth plans on Oahu
Six-man pro soccer, indoors: high-scoring hybrid draws fans
Botha seeks S. African racial reforms -- despit right-wing opposition
Break Forth Into Singing
Exotic Places; The Streets of Paris, by Richard Cobb, photographs by Nicholas Breach. New York: Pantheon. $17.95 (hardbound), $10 (paperback).
Melodrama in ancient China; Manchu, by Robert Elegant. New York: McGraw-Hill. $12.95
LAst-minute bill to help put sparkle back into Lake Tahoe's waters
All three Oedipus plays staged together -- and high times; The Oedipus Cycle Presented by CSC Repertory, directed of Christopher Martin
The garden under snow
The GOP sweep in Mexican-American eyes
Policeman goes on trial in Texas in Miami death
Iran and Iraq expected at OPEC meeting in Bali
Americana; The American South: Four Seasons of the Land, by William A. Bake and James J. Kilpatrick. Birmingham, Ala.: Oxmoor House Inc. $29.95.