EW Staff
February 16, 2001 AT 05:00 AM EST

CITY OF GOD E.L. Doctorow (Plume, $13, first published in 2000) From the author of Ragtime comes a detective story about a cross that disappears from a church and winds up on a synagogue.

THE EDGE OF REASON Helen Fielding (Penguin, $13, 2000) Bridget Jones’ weight continues to fluctuate in this singleton sequel to Fielding’s popular best-seller.

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW Zoe Heller (Washington Square Press, $12.95, 1999) An aging celebrity-bio writer, his insipid girlfriend, and his boozy best friend confront their demons at a Mexican resort.

THE FITZGERALDS AND THE KENNEDYS Doris Kearns Goodwin (Touchstone, $22, 1987) The gleeful historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer delves into three generations of two mythical families in this grand reissue.

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