cover image Mostly Harmless

Mostly Harmless

Douglas Adams. Del Rey Books, $14 (288pp) ISBN 978-0-345-37933-7

In this installment of the The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy saga, Ford Prefect of the planet Betelgeuse relies on serendipity and his own quick wits to protect a new edition of the Hitchhiker's Guide from the loathsome Vogons. A 12-week PW bestseller in cloth. (Nov.)