Captain Sam Grant, by Lloyd Lewis.
A rich reconstruction of Ulysses Grant's early years, in a biography that strips much of the stiffness and stuffiness from his legend (TIME, May 29).
D. H. Lawrence: Portrait of a Genius But . . ., by Richard Aldington. A lively life of the icon-smashing author of Lady Chatterley's Lover (TIME, May 29).
No Time to Look Back, by Leslie Greener. A South African novelist finds a Christlike figure among the prisoners in a Japanese P.W. camp, traces his influence on prisoners and guards in a moving, if sometimes...