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Monitor Archive for January 12, 1981
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; BIOGRAPHY
US banks discussing ways to return Iranian assets
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; GENERAL NONFICTION
Pick of the Paperbacks; Jailbird, by Kurt Vonnegut. New York: Dell Publishing Co. $3.25.
Zimbabwe Cabinet shuffle threatens a political crisis
Dickens's gifted rival; Thackeray: in life, what he satirized in literature; An uneasy Victorian: Thackeray the Man, by Anne Monsarrat. New York: Do...
Childhood isn't what it used to be -- all work and no play
Getting smarter, or richer?
Dear reader, draw your own conclusion;% 'Individuals, not Chicanos'
The new Republican coalition
Dear reader, draw your own conclusion;% 'SAT scores decline'
Salvador left jockeys for power before Reagan
Coping in a complicated world
Wind energy blowing strong on West Coast
Aid packages from W. Europe to Poland, with love
Heaven all around
What Senate testimony says about Haig: He'll be forceful at 'State'
Oregon State looks pro
Nabokov as professor: an enviable experience; Lectures on Literature, by Vladimir Nabokov, edited by Fredson Bowers. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovano...
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; NATURE/SCIENCE
Doing over the White House -- again
At Nova, learning is easy, practical and still controversial
Pick of the paperbacks; The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence, by Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks. New York: Dell Publishing Company. $2.95
Burgess's big, grating mixed bag of a novel; Earthly Powers, by Anthony Burgess. New York: Simon & Schuster. $15.95.
'Dictionary' of Tass words and phrases
Tass: All the propaganda that's fit to print
My Dog Kiki
Some in large groups and some in small
'82 budget: Carter's final statement on US priorities
Pakistan, Karmal regime move closer
Sabotage in Jamaican oil blaze?
Sunday teachers: at last a book for you
Black winners on both coasts
The Rain, I Rain
Granville isn't the only bear
Breakthrough hinted in hostage situation
Glut of gasoline looms for spring
Buffalo, N.Y., leaders try to avert racial confrontation on 'King Day'
Woolf's letters: truths, half-truths; The letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol. VI 1936-1941, edited by Nigel Nicholson and Joanne Trautmann. New York: Ha...
Pick of the paperbacks; The Obstacle Race, by Germaine Greer. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $12. 95.
If You Want to Get Dirty
Begin Cabinet totters as key minister resigns
Capturing gas fumes at the pump
Safire's war against bad grammar; On Language, by William Safire. New York: Times Books. $12.95.
Reactor safety -- the urgent question
Conservation begins at home -- new ideas
Polish compromise expected, but mistrust lingers
For a broader view of fuels, policy, technology
The man who reinstated the Shah; Countercoup: The Struggle for the Control of Iran, by Kermit Roosevelt. New York: McGraw-Hill. $12.95.
Tomorrow's legal challenges
Father didn't know best; Life at the Alcotts' wasn't at all like 'Little Women'; The Alcotts: Biography of a Farmily, by Madelon Bedell. New York: C...
Movers and shakers (who were women) Notable American Women: The Modern Period, edited by Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green. The Belknap Press o...
A brilliant prophet of whiz
Pick of the Paperbacks; Testimony: The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich, edited by Simon Volkov, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis. New...
'Image' concerns already nagging at Reagan staff
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; FICTION
Old Faithfuls at the Met
Swanson: a chatty memoir from the siren of the silents; Swanson On Swanson, by Gloria Swanson. New York: Random House. $15.95
More biomass plants for California
Nofziger: keen political instinct
Glimpses of fairy realms and fantasies; East of the Sun and West of the Moon, by Kathleen and Michael Hague. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. $9...
PICK OF THE PAPERBACKS; On a Clear Day You Can See General Motors, by J. Patrick Wright. New York: Avon Books. $2.95.
Italian papers defy order by guerrillas on judge
IRA vows renewed terror despite talk of internal strife
Europe may be exporting grain
Dear reader, draw your own conclusion;% 'Jump through hoops'
Under my wing
French marines off to Africa
Britain's Army and Air Force bases on guard against bomb attacks
Africa's new colonialist
The wonderful, sometimes confusing world of home video
Kuwait ups oil price to $35.50 a barrel
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; POETRY
Pick of the Paperbacks; Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain. New York: Seaview Books. $7.95
University in short-term market
Church leaders discuss how families can be bolstered
Notable books of 1980 -- a checklist; ART/PHOTOGRAPHY