Picks and Pans Review: Worth a Look

updated 06/18/2001 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/18/2001 AT 01:00 AM EDT

THINKS... David Lodge A brilliant male scientist woos a woman poet as they argue about the heart and head in an expertly plotted campus novel. (Viking, $24.95)

MISCONCEPTION Robert L. Shapiro and Walt Becker Cowritten by one of O. J. Simpson's lawyers, this taut legal thriller culminates in a trial that threatens to overturn Roe v. Wade. (Morrow, $25)

THE SUMMERHOUSE Jude Deveraux A trio of friends gathering in Maine are magically given an intriguing opportunity: to relive any three weeks from their pasts. (Pocket, $24.95)

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