Fiction: Recent Books: Dec. 14, 1936


NOT UNDER FORTY—Willa Gather— Knopf ($2). Brief collection of six quiet Prose pieces ranging from an essay on Thomas Mann to a memoir of Sarah Orne Jewett, including a few personal recollections by the most reticent of contemporary novelists. The title means that the book "will not interest persons under 40 years of age." VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES—Stanton A.

Coblentz—Wilson-Ericsson ($3). Academic study thoroughly recounting the bloody doings of the two vigilante committees that administered justice in San Francisco from 1851 to 1856, together with an account of the crime wave (1,200 murders...

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