Books: Escape from Life

BRAINSTORM—Carlton Brown—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.75).

"This is a true story," says Author Brown, "about a close friend . . . who went out of his mind." Michael Kelly Jones (the friend's pseudonym) was born in New York in 1912, free-lanced for a while, served on the editorial staff of a magazine. Carlton Brown, born in New York in 1912, has contributed short stories and articles to The New Yorker, Esquire, The New Republic. For the past two years he has been an associate editor of Pic. This is his first book.

Mike Jones was the child of divorced parents. He lived in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!