Picks and Pans Review: New in Paperback

updated 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/17/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

>TALES FROM MARGARITAVILLE Those who favor singer Jimmy Buffett will savor his sunny adventure yarns; others might keep the tequila, lime and ice handy to give his prose more kick. (Fawcett Columbine)

VIDEO MOVIE GUIDE 1991

Using Mick Martin and Marsha Porter's brief but comprehensive listings—cross-referenced by actor, director and title—you can be in the know and out of the vid store with movies worth watching faster than it takes to nuke a snack. (Ballantine)

THE HUSTONS Author Lawrence Grobel's gossip-crammed 787 pages about this famous cinematic dynasty offer more chronology than critique and focus mostly on actor-director John (The Maltese Falcon) Huston. (Avon)

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