Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Look

updated 11/16/1998 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/16/1998 AT 01:00 AM EST

>THE BLESSING Jude Deveraux A Wall Street tycoon and his kid brother, a country doctor, vie for the affections of an earthy young widow in Kentucky. From the author of An Angel for Emily. (Pocket, $20)

EVERYBODY DIES Lawrence Block In the 14th adventure of this best-selling series, a sober and married Matthew Scudder, P.I., finds himself in the middle of a violent turf war. (Morrow, $25)

KING OF THE WORLD David Remnick No, not James Cameron, but Muhammad Ali in his '60s heyday, as rendered by the editor of The New Yorker. (Random House, $25)

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