A Fearful Joy, by Joyce Gary. The life & times of Tabitha Baskett; a new novel by an Englishman who writes in the old meat-and-marrow tradition of English fiction (TIME, Oct. 16).
Blandings' Way, by Eric Hodgins. The raucous and faintly sad story of what happened to Mr. Blandings when he moved into his dream house and became a citizen of suburbia (TIME, Oct. 16).
The Trouble of One House, by Brendan Gill. An ironic first novel about a woman who loved others so truly that they couldn't help resenting her (TIME, Oct. 16).
The Man of Independence, by Jonathan Daniels. The best of...