Books: Non-Fiction

WOODROW WILSON — Edith Gittings Reid — Oxford Press ($3.50). A friend's-eye-view by an old acquaintance, author of a popular biography of Sir William Osier, The Great Physician.

GILGAMESH — William Ellery Leonard — Viking ($2). Free-verse rendition of the oldest written epic (c. 2,000 B.C.) by the University of Wisconsin's famed eccentric poet-professor.

WOMAN OF THIS EARTH — Frances Frost — Houghton Mifflin ($2). Long poem (or series of poems) about a woman's life, by a New England poet (no kin to Robert Frost) whose stock is going up.


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