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October 09, 1988|Charles Champlin and THE HERMIT OF 69TH STREET The Working Papers of Norbert Kosky by Jerzy Kosinski (Seaver Books/Henry Holt: $19.95; 527 pp.) An apologia disguised as a novel, self-revealing and self-disguising, this is Kosinski's passionate and often brilliant response to allegations that he was not the sole author of his own words. and Brett Singer

AN EMPIRE OF THEIR OWN How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal Gabler (Crown Books: $24.95, 491 pp.) The extraordinary paradox, Gabler points out, is that through their movies, the Jewish patriarchs painted an idealized portrait of an American society to which they were denied access.

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