Picks and Pans Review: Critics' Choice

updated 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/23/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>HOT MONEY Another genteel horsey-set Dick Francis mystery, this one includes a winning father-son reconciliation. (Putnam's)

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON IN INDIA Cartier-Bresson's artful photographs reflect both the subcontinent's complexities and its allure. (Thames & Hudson)

ALICE ROOSEVELT LONGWORTH Carol Felsenthal's biography shows how Longworth, a woman liberated long before it was in vogue, became a Washington institution for 70 years. (Putnam's)

OUT OF CONTROL Still wondering what's going on in Central America? Leslie Cockburn's study of U.S. involvement is a first step toward understanding. (Atlantic Monthly)

THE SOCRATIC METHOD Anybody who ever muses about lawyers and boiling oil will like Michael Levin's wickedly satirical novel about a law school where the scales of justice are out of order. (Simon and Schuster)

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