THE FOLDED LEAF—William Maxwell —Harper's ($2.50). Subtle, sensitive, beautifully written story of the friendship of two boys growing up through school and college in the Midwest.

THE PRISONER — Ernst Lothar —Doubleday, Doran ($2.75). In a U.S. prison camp an Austrian P.O.W. faces death at the hands of his fellow prisoners when he reveals the story of his own betrayal by Nazi false witness and treachery. Convincing disillusionment with plenty of suspense in the telling.

THE Music Is GONE — LeGarde Doughty—Duell, Sloan & Pearce ($2.50). In St. John's County. Florida, a country doctor fights malaria, delivers babies, sends a...

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