Atlas of Ancient America, Michael Coe, Dean Snow and Elizabeth Benson (Facts On File). "As an archeological, historical and cultural survey of two continents--an atlas, and more--this volume has no competition" (William Bright).
Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women, Ricky Jay (Villard). "An entertaining book" about bizarre theatrical presentations and their eccentric practitioners" (Charles Reynolds).
Yankee Sandinistas, Ron Ridenour (Curbstone), a collection of interviews with U.S. citizens who have been living and working in Nicaragua, "suggests some valuable lessons in how to break (the) tragic pattern of relations between the United States and Nicaragua" (Adam Friedson).