Books: Black & White*

THE WHITE KING OF LA GONAVE— Faustin Wirkus & Taney Dudley—Doubleday, Doran ($3.50).

JUNGLE WAYS—William B. Seabrook— Harcourt, Brace ($3.50).

Not many white men really like black men. But Faustin Wirkus, lately of the U. S. Marines stationed in Haiti, likes them; and Traveler Seabrook likes them ''on the whole . . . better than whites." These two not entirely unvarnished narratives should clarify much current opinion of unvarnished, kinky-haired Negroes; neither book mentions Harlem.

Faustin Wirkus, son of a Polish miner in Pennsylvania, wanted to see...

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