Picks and Pans Review: New in Paperback

updated 06/06/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/06/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT


Rich ladies on a tropical isle, disaster, cannibalism, Shirley Conran's writing—don't say you weren't warned. (Pocket)

BLUES A fish story by Hiroshima author John Hersey offers delightful sea lore, love of the ocean and a bluefish recipe. (Vintage)

THAT NIGHT A shocking event breaks the quiet of a suburban neighborhood in Alice McDermott's poetically rendered, powerful novel. (Perennial)

PRESUMED INNOCENT Who says crime doesn't pay? Former Chicago prosecutor Scott Turow's circuitous murder yarn made a $3 million killing in paperback rights. (Warner)

BLACK KNIGHT, WHITE KNIGHT Gloria Vanderbilt often seems more pawn than queen in part two of her projected five-volume autobiography. (Fawcett)

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