Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Look

updated 02/19/2001 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/19/2001 AT 01:00 AM EST

>THE KILL ARTIST Daniel Silva The author uses his expertise as a former Middle East correspondent to concoct a heart-pounding thriller about an ex-Israeli intelligence agent and the assassination plot he must thwart. (Random House, $25.95)

BALD IN THE LAND OF BIG HAIR Joni Rodgers This candid and amusing memoir recounts Rodgers's difficult cancer battle, including her wittily rendered search for a wig that won't make her look like the Flintstones' Betty Rubble. (HarperCollins, $24)

THE OTHER GREAT DEPRESSION Richard Lewis For the comic star of TV's Anything but Love, life has been anything but funny; in this mordant book he details struggles with his "million addictions." (PublicAffairs, $23)

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