Books: Stories of Sieges

SINGAPORE Is SILENT—George Weller —'Harcourt, Brace ($3).

ROUND TRIP TO RUSSIA—Walter Graebner—Lippincott ($3).

In Ethiopia, Chicago Daily News Correspondent George Weller (Not to Eat, Not for Love) was at his desk one Sunday morning, when a chatting British major suddenly adopted a grave expression: " 'This morning's radio gave me a jolt,' he said. ... 'I mean about Japan.' " 'Did the Washington talks break down again?' " 'I mean about the bombing.' " 'What bombing?' " 'The bombing of Pearl Harbor.' " 'The bombing of what?' " Dazed Correspondent Weller cabled his...

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