Democracy and Economic Power: Extending the ESOP Revolution, Louis Kelso, Patricia Hetter Kelso (Ballinger Publishing Co., 54 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass. 02138), "delivers a lot more than it promises." Under their Employee Stock Ownership Plan banner, the authors take on conservative and liberal economists and philosophers (John Rothchild).
Winston Churchill's Afternoon Nap: A Wide Awake Inquiry Into the Nature of Time, Jeremy Campbell (Simon & Schuster). The author "starts off talking about time and winds up thinking boldly about the organization of the mind and its interaction with the world" (Lee Dembart).
The Language of Nuclear War: An Intelligent Citizen's Dictionary, edited by Eric Semler, James Benjamin, Adam Gross (Harper & Row). The editors "have managed to avoid superficial definitions while still steering clear of partisan politics" (Alex Raksin).
The Consuming Myth: The Works of James Merrill, Stephen Yenser (Harvard). "This dense, brilliant, tangled, critical biography" is aimed at readers already familiar with the the author's work (Edward M. White).