Picks and Pans Review: New in Paperback

updated 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>TOTAL RECALL Maybe the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie makes sense of this implausible 21st-century Piers Anthony saga about synthetic memory, Martian supersleuthing and extraterrestrial beauties. (Avon)

DAVE BARRY SLEPT HERE Humor columnist Dave Barry ravages U.S. history in an original, delightful survey course that remarks on such little known facts as Quick Draw McGraw's role in taming the West. (Fawcett/Columbine)

THE JOY LUCK CLUB Moving between pre-1949 China and postwar San Francisco, Amy Tan's hypnotic first novel explores the relationships among four Chinese women and their American-born daughters. (Ivy)

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