Picks and Pans Review: Critics' Choice

updated 03/13/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/13/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

>CAT'S EYE A middle-aged artist faces troubling childhood memories in Margaret Atwood's involving novel. (Doubleday)

ROCK ME Marcelle Clement's first novel tracks a fading rock star plagued by her addictions. (Simon and Schuster)

AMERICA OBSERVED Dispatches Alistair Cooke sent to England for 27 years offer a unique view point on everything from presidents to Misses America. (Knopf)


An English murder case is solved by a new technique—identifying genetic "fingerprints"—in Joseph Wambaugh's true-life tale. (Morrow)

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