Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Look

updated 10/09/2000 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/09/2000 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>OFF CAMERA Ted Koppel In a narrative subtitled Private Thoughts Made Public, the host of ABC's Nightline comes clean about what he really thinks about some of the personalities and significant events of the last year. (Knopf, $25)

THE TELLING Ursula K. Le Guin

The esteemed science-fiction writer serves up her first major novel in more than a decade—another one featuring the Hain, an original race that seeded other habitable planets in the universe. (Harcourt, $24)


Some might turn their noses up at a Sheldon potboiler—but millions more would grab a spoon. The latest is a steaming bowlful of glamor, sex and sizzle. (Morrow, $26)

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