Picks and Pans Review: New in Paperback
>BEST INTENTIONS A black prep school student, Edmund Perry, 17, is killed while apparently mugging a white New York cop. Robert Sam Anson's exhaustive reporting on the case (alluded to in Michael Jackson's Bad video) adds up to a tragically moving book. (Vintage)
STARING AT THE SUN Julian Barnes's novel about a woman who lives to 100 is indeed dazzling. (Perennial)
MORE DIE OF HEARTBREAK You won't like Saul Bellow's characters, but his biting observations about marriage and aging make for a lively novel. (Dell)
MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN The protagonist of this adroit H.F. Saint novel is a Wall Street broker whose actions you really can see through. (Dell)
WHO KILLED PALOMINO MOLERO? This unique mystery is the surprising work of Peru's Mario Vargas Llosa. (Collier)
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