Melville House. 320p $18.99

Most Rev. William Murphy is the bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Center, N.Y.

George Longenecker’s poems and book reviews have been published in Atlanta Review, Rain Taxi, Santa Fe Review, Saranac Review and Whale Road Review. His book Star Route is forthcoming from Main Street Rag Publishing. He lives in Middlesex, Vt.

University of California Press. 333p $49.95

W. W. Norton. 224p $21.95

Liturgical Press. 224p $19.95

Viking. 800p $34.95