Carlos Fuentes’s highly lauded Terra Nostra is now available as a Farrar, Straus & Giroux paperback [$6.95], Schocken Books has a new paperback edition of Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Work, with an introduction by Sarah Elbert [$5.95]. Two recent Dover paperbacks are Gaston Leroux’s The Mystery of the Yellow Room[$3.00] and Anthony Trollope’s The Claverings, with an introduction by Norman Donaldson [$5.00]. Emerson Price’s Inn of That Journey has been added to Southern Illinois’s Lost American Fiction series [$7.95, hardback]. Another addition to that series is Peter Martin’s The Landsmen[$8.95, hardback]. Donald Windham’s Tanaquil has been republished in hard-back by Holt, Rinehart and Winston [$8.95], Now out in the Norton Critical Edition series are George Eliot’s Middlemarch, edited by Bert G. Hornback [$15.95], and Thomas Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge, edited by James K. Robinson [$12.95]. New Bantam Books include Les Whitten’s Conflict of Interest [$1.95], T. Ernesto Bethancourt’s The Dog Days of Arthur Cane [$1.50], and Leon Uris’s world bestseller Trinity [$2.75]. Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man is Hard to Find is a Harvest paperback from Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [$3.45].
Vintage is offering a paperback edition of Herbert G. Gutman’s The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750—1925[$6.95]. Another recent Vintage paperback is J. L. Dillard’s American Talk: Where Our Words Came From [$2.95]. Nebraska has issued a paperback edition of William H. Wright’s The Grizzly Bear, first published in 1909 [$3.95], while Kentucky has reprinted Harland Hubbard’s Shantyboat[$4.95, paperback], Leon Jaworski’s The Right and the Power is out as a Pocket Book [$2.50], and Bantam has republished Philip Roth’s Reading Myself and Others[$2.50],
Geoffrey Wolff’s biography of Wastelander Harry Crosby, Black Sun, is a new Vintage paperback [$4.95], John Lehmann’s account of Virginia Woolfand Her World has been reprinted as a Harvest paperback by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [$4.95], Princeton has brought out a third edition of David V. Erdman’s Blake, Prophet Against Empire [$5.95, paperback]. Minnesota is offering a hardback edition of Seven American Women Writers of the Twentieth Century: An Introduction, edited by Maureen Howard [$14.50], while Indiana has republished George Sarton’s Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance in hardback [$15.00]. Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts, hailed as the best book of nonfiction published in 1976, is a recent Vintage selection [$2.45, paperback]. Two Bantam reprints are Joseph Joffo’s A Bag of Marbles [$1.75] and Norman Mailer’s Genius and Lust: A Journey Through the Major Writings of Henry Miller [$3.50].
Noonday has a paperback edition of Antonin Artaud’s Selected Writings edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag [$9.95]. Two recent Princeton paperback reprints are Stephen Toulmin’s Human Understanding, The Collective Use and Evolution of Concepts [$5.95] and Rosemond Tuve’s Allegorical Imagery, Some Mediaeval Books and Their Posterity[$5.95]. California is offering paperback editions of John M. Ellis’s The Theory of Literary Criticism: A Logical Analysis[$3.95] and The Bitter Air of Exile: Russian Writers in the West, 1922—1972, edited by Simon Karlinsky and Alfred Appel, Jr. [$6.95; also available in hardback, $18.75], Shelley’s Poetry and Prose, selected and edited by Donald H. Reiman and Sharon B. Powers, has been added to Norton’s Critical Edition series [$15.95].