Fiction: Recent Books: Apr. 29, 1935

THE VORTEX—José Eustasio Rivera— Putnam ($2.50). Melodramatic Spanish tale of the South American rubber forests. This only novel of its late author is a famed best-seller in his own country.

Non-Fiction

CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS—George H. Doran—Harconrt, Brace ($3.50). Reminiscences of 50 years as a U. S. publisher.

DAUGHTERS of EARTH — Agnes Smedley—Coward-McCann ($2). Revised reprint (first published 1929) of the novelized autobiography of a U. S. revolutionist. The book had small sales in the U. S., tremendous sales in other countries.

Verse

Low CEILING—Lincoln Kirstein—Putnam ($2). Fashionably intellectual poems by the brilliant young editor of...