Books: Fairly Civil War

MANY THOUSANDS GONE—John Peale Bishop—Scribner ($2.50).* Not only in biography but, more significantly, in fiction U. S. writers are more & more turning to U. S. subjects. And to a generation that is still scraping off the mud and blood of the War to End War the comparatively chivalrous affair between North and South has an increasingly romantic appeal. These five short stories, with one exception, are tales of the Civil War from the Southern point of view. A Southern farmer comes home to find his mother's grave ripped open by Yankee...

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