Books: RECENT & READABLE, Jul. 4, 1955

The Game of Hearts: Harriette Wilson's Memoirs, edited by Lesley Blanch. A saucy, intimate peek at Regency London's beaux and belles from the boudoir of the most celebrated courtesan of the day (TIME, June 27).

The Collected Stories, by Isaac Babel. Uncommonly moving tales of war, death, courage and ghetto life by an uncommonly gifted Odessa Jew (TIME, June 27).

Julius Caesar, by Alfred Duggan. An absorbing new portrait of the biggest Roman of them all, with fascinating sidelights on the pols and politics of ancient Rome (TIME, June 20).

The Dinner Party, by Gretchen...

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