Julian Symons

The End of the Tether

Intimate Memoirs, including Marie-Jo's Book

by Georges Simenon, translated by Harold J. Salemson

July 19, 1984 issue

Bottoms Up

Moscow to the End of the Line

by Venedikt Erofeev, translated by H.W. Tjalsma


by Tamas Aczel

December 3, 1981 issue


Gorky Park

by Martin Cruz Smith

June 11, 1981 issue

Threats of Violence

Innocent Blood

by P.D. James

Another Part of the Wood

by Beryl Bainbridge

July 17, 1980 issue

The Heavy Fantastic

The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction

by Ursula K. LeGuin, edited and with introductions by Susan Wood

Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales and Stories

edited and with commentaries by Eric S. Rabkin

September 27, 1979 issue

Gissing and the Cruelty of Life

Gissing and the Cruelty of Life

London and the Life of Literature in Late Victorian England: The Diary of George Gissing, Novelist

edited by Pierre Coustillas

May 3, 1979 issue

The Christie Mystery

The Christie Mystery

“Behind the middle-class English lady, remote and shy, whose perfectly appropriate occupation seemed to be the pouring of tea from a silver jug into thin china cups on a green lawn, was somebody else, somebody perhaps not so nice but more interesting. This other Agatha Christie knew a lot about poisons.”


by Kathleen Tynan

Ten Little Indians

by Agatha Christie

Destination Unknown

by Agatha Christie

The Mousetrap and Other Plays

by Agatha Christie

Death on the Nile

directed by John Guillermin

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December 21, 1978 issue



The Iron Staircase

by Georges Simenon, translated by Eileen Ellenbogen

The Girl with the Squint

by Georges Simenon, translated by Helen Thomson

The Family Lie

by Georges Simenon, translated by Isabel Quigly

Maigret's Pipe

by Georges Simenon, translated by Jean Stewart

Maigret and the Hotel Majestic

by Georges Simenon, translated by Caroline Hillier

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October 12, 1978 issue

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