Books: October 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 for last month, supplied by leading U. S. bookstores:

WITH MALICE TOWARD SOME—Margaret Halsey—Simon & Schuster ($2).

LISTEN! THE WIND—Anne Morrow Lindbergh—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

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

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

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

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

REBECCA — Daphne du Maurier — Doubleday, Doran ($2.75).

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