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Monitor Archive for August 10, 1981
Sleek Broadway comedy with a roman a clef plot
For two Greek heroes from the sea -- home at last
Even 9th graders have to go to work
Beep! Basic skills Beep! Basic skills Beep!
It's free, so; Looking Back, Moving Ahead: A Decade of School-FinanceReform, by James A. Kelly. Ford Foundation, Office of Reports, 320 East 43rd St...
Simon Bolivar born in the '60s
More 'Show and Tell' with entry-level, hourly wage employees
Some Du Pont shareholders see wrong mix in merger
Poorer nations ride out storms
Britain fed up with Soviet diplomat-spies in London
INSECTUS ex MACHINA (or, Wildlife translated)
Maxims for a short career
The Monitor's View: Quote
Thought and feeling joined
Using the buddy system helps family enjoy museum expeditions
Spruce up a dull summer with offbeat holidays
Travel club helps teens discover their city
Breaking barriers to progress
The neutron bomb decision
Drawing new lines against drunk drivers
Two killed in Ulster riots after ninth striker dies
Unexpected job in jobless is puzzling to economists
Portuguese premier says he can't handle party foes
California spray acreage doubled as flies spread
Airline pilot group seeks AFL-CIO aid in union fight
Iraq to build oil pipeline to a Red Sea terminal
South has a large share of 'death row' inmates
Doubt sounded on ability of US arsenal to expand
Mayor Byrne defends payments to family
Washington's Star sets, and with it, competition
Per capita income rose 10.2% -- prices did too
Soviet 'peace drive' seen which could shake NATO
Mideast twist: Israeli recognition
We haven't been working on the railroad
Why it is hard to build up America's defense
Reagan another Franklin Roosevelt?
Split-season plan widens pennant race
The new playoffs schedule
An Olympian peers at 1984 games and perceives 'winners' everywhere
Saudis may force OPEC price cuts, drop own output
Poland: hopes of compromise endure despite angry words
N-bomb signal: there'll be no European veto
Airports, airlines face costly transition as strike drags on
Voting Rights Act gains surprise backers in Washington
Mexico's Lopez Portillo tries to draw skittish Castro, Reagan closer
Trend of the economy; Reagan's dilemma: balancing third-world aid with jobs at home
Record unemployment heats W. German summer of fiscal discontent
Red Brigades' tactics send shock waves through Italy
Wind power waits on decisions by government, industry
As its trade deficits mounts, India is seeking record-breaking, multibillion dollar IMF loan
US neutron bomb decision puts Schmidt in the hot seat
Why US labor unions don't picket with PATCO
Lull ends, Soviets renew pressure on Poles
The neutron bomb -- how it works
Boston police, fire departments in clash with US judge -- yet again
Paris faces unpleasant choices over African Crackdown
The years at Monticello; For a monumental Jefferson biography -- a grand finale; The Sage of Monticello, Vol. VI, Jefferson and His Times, by Dumas...
The sage of West Falmouth
The price of making the parched West bloom; A River No More, by Philip L. Fradkin. New York: Afred A. Knopf. $15.95.
Saving the wilds begins with caring; Common Ground, A Naturalist's Cape Cod, by Robert Finch. Boston: David R. Godine Inc. $12.95.
Miss Piggy as oracle; Miss Piggy's Guide to Life, as told to Henry Beard. New York: Muppet Press/Alfred A. Knopf. $12.95.
Of Zanzibar, slaves, improbable romance; Trade Wind, by M. M. Kaye. New York: St. Martin's Press. $15.
Soviet farce with twist of lemon; Pretender to the Throne: The Further Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin, by Vladimir Voinovich. Translated by Rich...
Fine Blend: suspense, decency; The Clowns of God, by Morris West. New York: William Morrow & Co. $14.95
Prisons: view from behind the bars; In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison, by Jack Henry Abbott. With an Introduction by Norman Mailer. New...
Califano memoir: the staging of how many exit scenes?; Governing America: An Insider's Report from the White House and the Cabinet, by Joseph A. Cal...
Basic points from 'MX: Prescription for Disaster'
Case against the MX, a shell game that could misfire; MX: Prescription for Disaster, by Dr. Herbert Scoville Jr. Cambridge: The MIT Press. $6.95 (pa...
Inside story of Wounded Knee; Sitanka: The Full Story of Wounded Knee, by Forrest W. Seymour. West Hanover, Mass. The Christopher Publishing House (...
Pushcart's delectable sampling; The Pushcart Prize VI: Best of the Small Presses, edited by Bill Henderson. Wainscott, N.Y.: The Pushcart Press (Box...
Just what is a small press?
Leaning our ears to committed voices
Advancing the cause of bookwormishness
Book briefing: varied smorgasbord from independent publishers; The Road to Gdansk: Poland and the USSR, by Daniel Singer. New York: Monthly Review P...
Book briefing: varied smorgasbord from independent publishers; Cocktails at Somoza's, by Richard Elman. Cambridge, Mass.: Apple-wood Books (Box 2870...
Book briefing: varied smorgasbord from independent publishers; Editing Your Newsletter: A Guide to Writing, Design and Production, by Mark Beach. Po...
Book briefing: varied smorgasbord from independent publishers; Black Superstars: Getting Ahead in Today's America, by Bernard Mackler. Buffalo , N.Y...
Book briefing: varied smorgasbord from independent publishers; The Baseball Catalog, by Dan Schlossberg. Middle Village, N.Y.: Jonathan David Publis...
Child's story of bygone era; Letters from Carrie, by Janet D. Harder. Illustrated by Bonney C. Schermerhorn. Sylvan Beach, N.Y.: North Country Books...
Bowles: a master of bizarre exotica, irony; Collected Stories 1939-1976, by Paul Bowles. Introdcution by Gore Vidal. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Pr...
Eerie poetry from northwest England's woods; Ways Through Bracken, by Thomas A. Clark. The Jargon Society (distributed by Gnomon Distribution, PO Bo...
US governors cast wary eyes at 'New Federalism'
State lawmakers' sticky task: enacting new taxes to fill void left by shrinking federal aid
Hopes for liberalizing reform in South Africa fizzle
Storm brewing over South African Rugby team's US tour
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