Books: Recent & Readable, Sep. 25, 1950

Brave Company, by Guthrie Wilson. Rare realism in the story of a World War II infantry company in the line; fiction without the tricks of a fictioneer, by a New Zealander who was there (TIME, Sept. 18).

Kon-Tiaki, by Thor Heyerdahl. How to sail to Polynesia on a raft, by one of six Scandinavians who did just that and had a whale of a time (TIME, Sept. 18).

Hunting American Bears, by Frank C. Hibben. Thirteen certified yarns on the subject, as fascinating as most of Ernest Thompson Seton (TIME, Sept. 18).

Across the River and into the Trees, by Ernest Hemingway. The No....

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