Books: September Best-Sellers

Best-seller lists are generally compounded of publishers' ballyhoo and booksellers' hopes, do not include children's books or reprints. TIME'S list, arranged in order of nationwide sales, is based on actual sales figures for last month, supplied by leading U. S. bookstores: WITH MALICE TOWARD SOME—Margaret Halsey—Simon & Schuster ($2).

THE YEARLING — Marjorie Kinnan Rowlings—Scribner ($2.50).

MY SON, MY SON!—Howard Spring —Viking ($2.50).

THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING—Lin Yu-tang—Reynal & Hitchcock ($3).

THE HORSE AND BUGGY DOCTOR—Arthur E. Hertzler—Harper ($2.75).

. . . AND TELL OF TIME—Laura Krey— Houghton Mifflin ($2.75).


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