Books: Cracker Barrel

THE SECOND HOUSE FROM THE CORNER—Max Miller—Datton ($2.50).

I Cover the Waterfront established Max Miller in the hearts of a large number of his fellow citizens. He rediscovered the pull of the human interest story, the homely philosophical anecdote, the hushed heart throb. Having mastered his technique he proceeded to turn out He Went Away for a While and The Beginning of a Mortal. Now appears The Second House from the Corner, written in the same whimsical, speculative vein, with the same familiar snatches from the cracker barrel of homespun philosophy. Some of the...

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