Books: Recent & Readable, May 1, 1950

The Lady's Not for Burning, by Christopher Fry. A play in verse that tells in fresh, shining language of a witch hunt in 15th Century England and of two triumphant lovers. An uncommon combination of bright theater and fine reading (TIME, April 24).

Of Men and Mountains, by William O. Douglas. Trout fishing and mountain climbing in the tall Northwest, served up with a garnish of mountain-made philosophy by a U.S. Supreme Court Justice (TIME, April 17).

Friar Felix at Large, by H. F. M. Prescott. The rough and rocky road to Jerusalem as traveled by 15th Century Frater Felix Fabri, and...

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