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Abrams, Tom. The Drinking of Spirits. Livingston Press, 2000. $23.00. (F)

Andahazi, Federico. The Merciful Women. Trans. Alberto Manguel. Grove, 2000. $22.00. (F)

Argueta, Manlio. A Place Called Milagro de la Paz. Trans. Michael B. Miller. Curbstone, 2000. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Ashworth, Elizabeth. So I Kissed Her Little Sister. Parthian Books/ Dufour Editions, 2000. Paper: $11.95. (F)

Axelrod, Mark. Capital Castles. Pacific Waters, 2000. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Beirce, Ambrose. The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary. Ed. S. J. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Univ. of Georgia Press, 2000. $34.95. (F)

Berliner, Janet, and Joyce Carol Oates, eds. Snapshots: 20th Century Mother-Daughter Fiction. Godine, 2000. $24.95. (F)

Blanchard, Richard. The High Traverse. Livingston Press, 2000. $24.00. (F)

Bloom, Harold. How to Read and Why. Scribner, 2000. $25.00. (NF)

Bontempelli, Massimo. Separations: Two Novels of Mothers and Children. Trans. and Preface by Estelle Gilson. McPherson, 2000. $28.00. (F)

Boyd, Greg. Modern Love and Other Tall Tales. Red Hen, 2000. Paper: $11.95. (F)

Boyle, T. C. A Friend of the Earth. Viking, 2000. $24.95. (F)

Braithwaite, Lawrence Ytzhak. Ratz Are Nice (PSP). Alyson, 2000. Paper: $11.95. (F)

Brautigan, Ianthe. You Can't Catch Death: A Daughter's Memoir St. Martin's, 2000. $21.95. (NF)

Brautigan, Richard. An Unfortunate Woman: A Journey. St. Martin's, 2000. $17.95. (F)

Brownrigg, Sylvia. Ten Women Who Shook the World. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. $18.00. (F)

Bush, Catherine. The Rules of Engagement. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. $24.00. (F)

Cather, Willa. The Troll Garden. Ed. and intro. James Woodress. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2000. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Carter, Emily. Glory Goes and Gets Some. Coffee House, 2000. $20.95. (F)

Chang, Ta-Chun. Wild Kids. Trans. Michael Berry. Columbia Univ. Press, 2000. $22.95. (F)

Chapman, James. Daughter! I Forbid Your Recurring Dream! Fugue State, 2000. Paper: $8.00. (F)

Chu, Patricia P. Assimilating Asians: Gendered Strategies of Authorship in Asian America. Duke Univ. Press, 2000. Paper: $17.95. (NF)

Claeys, Gregory, ed. Restoration and Augustan British Utopias. Syracuse Univ. Press, 2000. Paper: $45.00. (NF)

Confiant, Raphael. Mamzelle Dragonfly. Trans. Linda Coverdale. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. $22.00. (F)

Danto, Arthur C. The Madonna of the Future. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. $32.00. (NF)

De Witt, Abigail. Lili. Northwestern Univ. Press, 2000. $26.95. (F)

Delany, Samuel R. 1984: Selected Letters. Intro. Kenneth R. James. Voyant, 2000. Paper: $17.95. (NF)

--. Shorter Views: Queer Thoughts & the Politics of the Paraliterary. Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2000. Paper: $22.00. (NF)

Dunnett, Dorothy. Gemini. Knopf, 2000. $27.50. (F)

Eichengreen, Lucille, with Rebecca Camhi Fromer. Rumkowski and the Orphans of Lodz. Mercury House, 2000. Paper: $16.95. (NF)

Evenson, Brian. Contagion and Other Stories. Wordcraft of Oregon, 2000. Paper: $11.00. (F)

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Trimalchio: An Early Version of "The Great Gatsby." Ed. James L. W. West III. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000. $39.95. (F)

Frank, William L., ed. The Fictional World of William Hoffman. Univ. of Missouri Press, 2000. $29.95. (NF)

Frederick, K. C. The 14th Day. The Permanent Press, 2000. $25.00. (F)

Germain, Sylvie. The Book of Tobias. Trans. Christine Donougher. Dedalus, 2000. Paper: $13.99. (F)

Gibson, Jeremy, and Julian Wolfreys. Peter Ackroyd: The Lucid and Labyrinthine Text. St. Martin's, 2000. $55.00. (NF)

Gifford, Barry. Wyoming. Arcade, 2000. $19.95. (F)

Giles, James R. Violence in the Contemporary American Novel: An End to Innocence. Univ. …