Sunday, January 2, 2011

New in paperback

WALDHEIM and Austria, by Richard Bassett. An examination of the Nazi past of the Austrian chancellor that also considers whether Austrians have come to terms with their own past (Penguin Books, $8.95).
From the President: Richard Nixon's Secret Files, edited by Bruce Oudes. Files the former president had hoped to hide from publication - ``a CAT scan of Nixon's psyche,'' wrote the New York Times (Perennial Library, $12.95).
A Season on the Brink, by John Feinstein. A compelling account of a season with coach Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team - a best seller in hardback (Simon & Schuster, $8.95).
The Roaring '80s, by Adam Smith. The man who makes money and its flow ceaselessly interesting here considers ``the greed decade'' and pinpoints the trends that may affect the future (Penguin Books, $8.95).
Mother London, by Michael Moorcock. Through the back alleys of the city from 1940 to 1985 with a writer who is best known for fantasy (Perennial Library, $8.95).
The People Rising, The Campaign Against the Bork Nomination, by Michael Pertschuk and Wendy Schaetzel. How a coalition of people came together to resist the Supreme Court nomination of Robert Bork (Thunder's Mouth Press, $13.95).
Lost Friendships, A Memoir of Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams, by Donald Windham. A memoir by a close friend paints indelible portraits of the two writers (Paragon House, $10.95).
America's Secret Aristrocracy, by Stephen Birmingham. An inside look at the foibles of the richest families in the country (Berkley Books, $4.95).
Scorpius, by John Gardner. Ian Fleming's adventurous secret agent, here continued by Gardner, confronts a beautiful corpse and a human bomb - the doings of an archfiend known as Scorpius (Charter Books, $4.50).
If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single?, by Susan Page. Helpful advice for people interested in pairing (Bantam Books, $5.95)

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