Through Two Windows BRAD LEITHAUSER, The Mail From Anywhere (Alfred A. Knopf: $18.95) is the third volume of poetry from Brad Leithauser, whose poems and articles have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, the New Republic and other journals. Leithauser is also the author of two novels. Born in Detroit in 1953 and graduated from Harvard Law School, Leithauser has worked in Japan and Iceland and now teaches at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. He recently joined the editorial board at the Book-of-the-Month Club. 1990 by Brad Leithauser. Reprinted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf.
PLATFORM : Upholding Values CINDY AVAKIAN is program manager at KBRT-AM, a Christian talk-radio station in Costa Mesa. Avakian and KBRT have called for protests and boycotts against changes in the rating system for adult films. She told The Times:
Lech Walesa : Eager to Scale Another Wall: The Presidency of Poland Adrian Karatnycky, Adrian Karatnycky, director of research in the AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, is co-author, with Nadia Diuk, of "The Hidden Nations: The People Challenge the Soviet Union" (William Morrow). Walesa was interviewed a few hundred yards from the wall of the Lenin shipyard he climbed 10 years ago to lead the strike against the government