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Monitor Archive for April 13, 1981
East, West Germany pursue detente in eye of Polish storm
Ban on napalm backed at UN
Syria, Palestine cause win Soviet, Lebanese backing
Saudi Arabians played prime role in obtaining Lebanese cease-fire
Guide for British theater buffs: good reading, too; London Theatre Today, a Guide for Travelers, by Mildred and Al Fischer. Phoenix , Ariz.: Golden...
Robyn Davidson's extraordinary desert adventure; Tracks, by Robyn Davidson. New York: Pantheon Books. $11.95.
Helprin stories: subtle, shiny; Ellis Island and Other Stories, by Mark Helprin. New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence. $10.95.
Afrikaner sociologist calls apartheid law a 'threat to safety'
City school dollars cost more than other school dollars
Airborne adventurers spark America's Imagination; Spirit of St. Louis, Columbia part of uplifting tradition
Discover and explore 21 European cities on foot; Turn Right at the Fountain, by George W. Oakes, with Alexandra Chapman. New York: Holt, Rinehart &...
Archaic Torso of Apollo
Afghan officer flees homeland in a tank
Bucky's look at why God put humans in the universe; Critical Path, by R. Buckminster Fuller. New York: St. Martin's Press. $15.95.
Last of the big spenders
Will space shuttle deliver profits? Investors cautious
Ten handy books for vacationers
Shostakovich's son seeks asylum in West Germany
Overcoming shyness: parents can set a good example for kids
US Africa mission: 'damage control'
Moral affirmation not indifference
An image of Hemingway: racy, readable and affectionate; Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters 1917-1961. Edited by Carlos Baker. New York: Charles Scri...
Mt. St. Helens yields a trove of valuable data
Quebec turnaround: Levesque reelection prospects look bright
Intelligent, witty look at the TV age; The Camera Age: Essays on Television, by Michael J. Arlen. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $12.95.
Reagan ready to try picking up where he left off
Poles are agreed: 'Let's get down to work together'
Iran-Iraq fighting goes on as peace team pays call
Reagan task: convince Congress that budget is seamless garment
An intricate tale of power, tension; Tar Baby, by Toni Morrison, New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $11.95.
Pick of the paperbacks; The Man Who Kept The Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA, by Thomas Powers. New york: Pocket Books. $3.50
Turks and police clash in Frankfurt
Tapping Siberian gas reserves might ease world's energy problem
Pitchers: Stay out of Horner and Murphy's 'kitchens'
Sears adds array of home services
Election of IRA prisoner to British Parliament jolts N. Ireland politics
The governor takes new wife
Why they all love Nana Mouskouri: an international star tours the US
'What a view!'
Story recordings 'for children and others who share their good taste'
Pick of the paperbacks; Gandhi -- A Memoir, by William L. Shirer. New York: Simon & Schuster. $6.95.
Archaischer Torso Apollos
Spreading the news around
China readies report cards on Mao, Hua
'Picture perfect' shuttle launches new era in space
Unemployment and recession fuel race riots in London
An unabashedly sentimental safari; Sand Rivers, by Peter Matthiessen, with photographs by Hugo van Lawick. New York: The Viking Press. $19.95
Narrative art -- painting that tells you a story
Religion and the public
Vidal's latest: Endless historic tidbits but not a novel; Creation, by Gore Vidal. New York: Random House. $15.95
Sam Slick offers Canada a deal
Mexico: aid Nicaragua, prevent 'another Cuba'
A well-done chore deserves a well-written report
Pick of the paperbacks; Whip Hand, by Dick Francis. New York: Pocket books. $2.75
The life apart
Time's tables turned
Case of 'hit-and-run submarine' adds strain to US- Japanese relations
White quits party to form new Zimbabwe grouping
Soviets try to use Madrid parley to lure allies from US
Murder thriller set in Moscow; Gorky Park, by Martin Cruz Smith. New York: Random House. $13.95.
Saving children lost in the system; City Kid, by Mary MacCracken. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. $12.95.
Treasury chief meeting West's money officials
Pick of the paperbacks; The Mill Girls, by George Larkin.New York: Tower Books. $2.50.
Mistrust, uncertainty slow security talks
Shuttle to push arms race in space, Soviets charge