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Monitor Archive for December 14, 1981
Poland's financial tangle snares both Soviets and West
Good writers - they practice, practice, practice
The Scottish World, edited by Harold Orel, Henry L. Snyder, Marilyn Stokstad. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 328 pp. $45.
Machu Pichu: The Wonders of Man Series, by John Hemming.New York: Newsweek Books (dist. by W. W. Norton & Co.). 172 pp. $16.95.
Princess of Wales No. 1 in British popularity poll
Poland cracks down on union, scuttles reforms; USSR Keeps its distance from crisis next
UAW scales back contracts
The National Museum of American History, by Shirley Abbott. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 496 pp. $50.
Under the North Star, by Ted Hughes. New York: The Viking Press. 46 pp. $ 14.95.
From eye to brush: keen observations
Out of China's Earth: Archaeological Discoveries in the People's Republic of China, by Qian Hao, Chen Heyi, and Ru Suichu. New York: Harry N. Abrams...
Arthur's Funny Money, by Lillian Hoban. New York: Harper & Row. 64 pp. $7 .25.
Adult learners keep growing, knowing, and growing
Mirror of the Orient, by Roland and Sabrina Michaud. Foreword by Nadjm Oud-Dine Bammate. Boston: New York Graphic Society/Little, Brown & Co. (Pages...
From eye to brush: keen observations
The Living Gospels of Jesus Christ, by J. B. Phillips. New York: The Rutledge Press. 190 pp. $24.95.
Things I Like to Eat, by Zokeisha. New York: Simon & Schuster. $2.95. Things I Like To Look At, Zokeisha. New York: Simon & Schuster. $2.95.
The World's Great Ballets: La Fille Mal Gardee to Davidsbundlertanze, by John Gruen. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 256 pp. $40.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Cookbook, by Monica Bayley. Illustrations by W. W. Denslow. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 127 pp. $7.95.
The Christmas Tree
Three Centuries of Notable American Architects, edited by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. Introduction by Vincent Scully. New York: American Heritage (dist....
Keep the television air alive with ideas
China turns a cool shoulder toward Reagan foreign policy 'blind spots'
Manhattan, photos by J. C. Suares, text by Chris Casson Madden. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 256 pp. $45.
Britain's Labour Party puts its Foot down on hard-left members
Next UN chief - the third world's Waldheim
A Winter Tale
China, Japan, US caught in computer 'war'
Poland cracks down on union, scuttles reforms; USSR keeps its distance from crisis next door
New York, photographs by Reinhart Wolf, text by Sabrina Leitzmann, introduction by Edward Albee, interview by Andy Warhol. New York: The Vendome Pre...
Old and new from the Ailey troupe
UN's new man
OPEC's 'Christmas gift' cheaper heat this winter
Warren as restless questioner; Rumor Verified, by Robert Penn Warren. New York: Random House. 97 pp. $9.95.
You Can Do the Cube, by Patrick Bossert. Middlesex, England: Puffin Books. 112 pp. $1.95. (paperback). The Simple Solution to Rubik's Cube, by James...
Reagan farm bill gets cold shoulder from US farmers
Audubon's Birds of America, by Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson. New York: Abbeyville Press Inc. 712 pp. $150.
Dissolving the Adam myth
A tale of 20 letters: testing the mettle of the Postal Service
Tibet, by a team of prominent Tibetans. Produced by Jugoslovenska Revija, Belgrade, and the Shanghai People's Art Publishing House. New York: McGraw...
Africa: A Continent Revealed, by Rene Gordon. New York: St. Martin's Press. 280 pp. $40.
Wolfe: tilting his lance at the glass box; From Bauhaus to Our House, by Tom Wolfe. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux. 143 pp. $10.95.
I am not yet free
Pioneering a new kind of stage magic
Tiger Eyes, by Judy Blume. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Bradbury Press, Inc. 206 pp. $ 9.95.
Thurber's theory; 'Laughter improves everything'; Selected Letters of James Thurber, edited by Helen Thurber and Edward Weeks. Boston: Atlantic-Litt...
Two killed in a car in a London square
Utamaro: A Chorus of Birds. Introduction by Julia Meech-Pekarik, translations by James T. Kenney. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/A Studio...
US extradites a suspect to Israel
Private help is sought to restore Ellis Island
Wilderness Expeditions, by Heinz Sielmann. New York: Franklin Watts. 416 pp. $29.95.
Art of the Maya, by Henri Stierlin. New York: Rizzoli International Publications. 212 pp. $50.
Knead It, Punch It, Bake It: Make Your Own Bread, by Judith and Evan Jones. Illustrated by Lauren Jarrett. New York: T. Y. Crowell Junior Books. 113...
The Little Moon Theater, by Irene Haas. New York: A Margaret K. McElderry Book/Atheneum. $9.95.
How to catch a snowflake
Fine prose rediscovered; A Language Not To Be Betrayed: Selected Prose, by Edward Thomas. Edited and with an Introduction by Edna Longley. New York:...
A couple of toymakers accused of TV ad abuse
Hollywood Musicals, by Ted Sennett. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 384 pp. $ 50.
Time running out for $122-per-month minimum social security benefit
Oxford Illustrated Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland, edited by Dorothy Eagle and Hilary Carnell. New York: Oxford University Press. 326 p...
The L. L. Bean Guide to the Outdoors, by Bill Riviere with the staff of L. L. Bean. New York: Random House. 448 pp. $15.50.
Gifts that end up on the shelf
A Reagan promise and Head Start
Foreign aid may be US's strongest hand in influencing Polish crisis
The Changing Desert, by Ada and Frank Graham. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books (distributed by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.) 90 pp. $11.95.
American Places, photographs by Eliot Porter, text by Wallace Stegner and Page Stegner. New York: E. P. Dutton. 252 pp. $29.50.
The Yankee Magazine Cookbook, by the editors of Yankee magazine. New York: Harper & Row. 195 pp. $15.95.
Argentina's generals give Viola the boot, install leader likened to Peron
A Child's First Book of Poems. New York: Golden Press/Western Publishing Co., Inc. 44 pp. $6.95.
US fruit growers: new customers
A Day To Remember, by Bernard Stone. Illustrated by Anton Pieck. Music by Wallace Southam. New York: A Benn Book/Four Winds Press. $10.95.
Alexander Calder and his mobiles
Pressure builds to cut Stockman, Allen from the team
The Hoard of the Himalayas, by Larry Healey. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 190 pp. $7.95.
East-West German detente: Poland threatens outcome
N.Y. investors awaken to a researcher's 'reveille'
Reagan the negotiator
BEST BOOKS OF 1981 - A CHECKLIST
Who spends 15 hours a week studying in the library?
A working mother's Christmas:'You can't do everything'
Money-fund clue: ease-up in interest may not last long
The Movies: Revised and Updated Edition of the Classic History of Motion Pictures, by Richard Griffith, Arthur Mayer, and Eileen Bowser. New York: S...
France swings between Israelis and Palestinians
Romanticism, by Jean Clay. New York: The Vendome Press (dist. by Viking Press). 320 pp. $50 through Dec. 31, $60 thereafter.
It may be harder to get a tow on US highways
The Haunted House, by R. A. Montgomery. New York: Bantam/Skylark. 56 pp.
Moby Dick or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Berkeley: University of California Press. 576 pp. $19.95.
Halley's Comet, by Norman D. Anderson and Walter R. Brown.New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 78 pp. $7.95.
Taos: A Painter's Dream, by Patricia Janis Broder. Boston: New York Graphic Society. 322 pp. $45.
The Twelve Days Of Christmas, by Hilary Knight. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 34 pp. $8.95.
The Christmas Stories of George MacDonald. Elgin, Ill.: David C. Cook Publishing Company (Book Division, 850 N. Grove Avenue, 60120). 96 pp. $11.95.