PRIVATE WORLDSPhyllis Bottome Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). Hospital novel by an author who, for some reason, sells.
EASTER SUNPeter NeagoeCoward McCann ($2). Story of incoherent but passionate Rumanian peasants; the garlic school of fiction.
THE VOYAGEHeinrich HermFarrar & Rinehart ($2.50). A luxury liner strikes a floating derelict and the characters wilt like dress shirts. Good second-rate thriller made slightly indigestible by Teutonic philosophizing.
THE WIFEHelen Grace Carlisle Harcourt, Brace ($2.50). Novel by the author of Mother's Cry about marriage, adultery, reunion in Manhattan. Just about as dreary as it sounds.
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