Picks and Pans Review: Critics' Choice

updated 04/24/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/24/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT


An insightful biography by A. Scott Berg looks at the men and machinations that made Hollywood what it is—no hotbed of virtue. (Knopf)

LOYALTIES: A SON'S MEMOIR Watergate chronicler Carl Bernstein reviews his childhood and how it was defined by McCarthy era witchhunts. (Simon and Schuster)

LOVING WOMEN Columnist Pete Hamill's moving novel focuses on a troubled man exploring his past. (Random House)

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