Picks and Pans Review: New in Paperback

updated 10/14/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/14/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>The Encyclopedia of Bad Taste REMEMBER JELL-O MOLDS WITH FRUIT cocktail? How about mood rings and fuzzy dice? Editors Jane and Michael Stern remind us of these and other tacky fads. (Harper Perennial)

Surrender the Pink IN HER SECOND NOVEL, Carrie Fisher proves she can pack a punch line—though this tale about a female soap writer and her romantic obsessions is strictly lightweight. (Pocket Star)

Rabbit at Rest John Updike's FINAL BOOK ABOUT HIS celebrated character Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom finds Rabbit in his mid-50s, overweight, still crass and headed toward trouble. (Fawcett Crest)

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