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FICTION

ADDISON HOUSE by Clare MacNally (Avon: $4.50). Doreen Addison brings a group of foster children to Addison House for what she hopes will be a new life, but an unknown terror seizes them when malevolent presences surround the house.

UPON THIS ROCK: The Life of St. Peter by Walter F. Murphy (Ballantine: $4.95). The conversion of a mere fisherman into one of the most convincing and charismatic leaders of a new way of religious life.

PEOPLE IN GLASS HOUSES by Shirley Hazzard (King Penguin: $6.95). Hazzard elevates human spirits above the symbolic, ubiquitous “Organization” in this collection of stories.

MY WICKED ENCHANTRESS by Megan McKinney (Dell: $3.95). Forced to become a pickpocket when her cousin steals her inheritance, the beauteous Kayleigh vows to regain her fortune and finds a surprising ally in her cousin’s stalwart acquaintance.

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LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE by John R. Riggs (St. Martin’s: $3.50). Newspaperman Garth Ryland’s curiosity is piqued after discovering a 1936 Cadillac in an abandoned garage.

NONFICTION

CHAOS: Making a New Science by James Gleick (Penguin: $8.95). Gleick breaks down the newest physical science theory of the existence of order within apparent randomness.

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S EXPENSE ACCOUNT by Gen. George Washington and Marvin Kitman, Pfc. (Ret.) (Perennial: $8.95). Washington could hardly feed an army on his salary, but on his expense account--the only compensation the general would accept--it was a fait accompli.

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VICTORIA: The Biography of a Pigeon by Alice Renton (Ivy: $3.50). Victoria ruled the roost of Renton’s home after she and her daughter nursed the pigeon back from near death.

LEVINE & CO.: Wall Street’s Inside Trading Scandal by Douglas Frantz (Avon: $4.50). Dennis Levine, a self-made millionaire investment banker by 27, and his shady deals are the subjects of this book, which is “part biography, part detective story, part psychological thriller.”

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN YIDDISH VERSE, edited by Irving Howe, Ruth R. Wisse, and Khone Shmeruk (Penguin: $14.95). Poets in Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union and the United States express their feelings in a language that has survived for generations.

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HISPANIC RESOURCE DIRECTORY, by Alan Edward Schorr (Denali Press: $37.50). National listings of about 900 organizations that provide information, services or support to the Hispanic population.

THE FOOD FACTOR: An Account of the Nutrition Revolution by Barbara Griggs (Penguin: $7.95). Griggs expostulates the theories and contributions of several pioneers in the field of nutrition.


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