Books: Recent & Readable, Sep. 11, 1950

III Met by Moonlight, by W. Stanley Moss. How a handful of British agents kidnaped a German general under the eyes of his garrison in Crete; a high-spirited account of one of the boldest stunts of the war, by one of the Britons who brought it off (TIME, Sept. 4).

Collected Stories of William Faulkner. Forty-two stories, half of them good, half a dozen very good, by one of the best U.S. writers of his generation (TIME, Aug. 28).

Cats and People, by Frances and Richard Lockridge. Felis domestica, from tail to whiskers, from ancient Egypt to the present (TIME, Aug....

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