Phoebe Lou Adams

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    At End of Day. The last novel of the late George V. Higgins shows no hint of failing skill or mellowing temper. The dialogue is as raffishly…

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    The Red Rose Girls. Anyone familiar with the finely illustrated books and magazines of the early 1900s will recognize the style of the Red…

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    Rudyard Kipling: A Life. In the appreciative preface to his splendid biography of Kipling, Mr. Ricketts describes him as a chameleon. Salman…

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    My Century. Mr. Grass was born in 1927. The century of the title is that of Germany, with a piece of the book for every year of it. The…

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    The Road to Kosovo: A Balkan Diary Mr. Campbell, a freelance journalist, visited Bosnia in the interim between the Dayton Peace Accords…

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    photographs by R. Valentine Atkinson,foreword by Nick Lyons. Lyons Press, 176 pages, $39.95.

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    Mr. Seal, who has worked in Turkey and speaks the language, made a winter circuit through nontourist areas of the country and surely knew what to…

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    Invisible Allies. by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, translated by Alexis Klimoff and Michael Nicholson. Counterpoint, 352 pages, $29.50. Read the first…

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