Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Look

UPDATED 10/02/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 10/02/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT

>SELLEVISION Augusten Burroughs One of the hoots of the fall, this comic novel is a send-up of a home-shopping network vending such gimcrackery as trillion-cut amethyst lever-back earrings priced at $49.95. (St. Martin's Griffin, $11.95)

ON WRITING Stephen King In a book that is part memoir, part pedagogy, the author shelves fiction and reflects on his addictions, his recent accident and, for the benefit of would-be scribes, his advice on how to tell a story. (Scribner, $25)

THE BROTHERS NEVILLE An Autobiography N'Awlins music-making frères Art, Aaron, Charles and Cyril Neville (with an assist from David Ritz) recount their often troubled road to success. (Little, Brown, $24.95)

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