Books: RECENT & READABLE, Jun. 11, 1951

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, by Car son McCullers. A novelette, half a dozen short stories and three novels in an impressive omnibus (TIME, June 4).

Invitation to Moscow, by Z. Stypulkowski. Gripping personal history by a leader of the Polish underground who refused to "confess" despite 70 days &nights of Soviet-style interrogation (TIME, June 4).

Some Notes on Lifemanship, by Stephen Potter. How to be a conversational cad (TIME, June 4).

Man and Boy, by Wright Morris. A quiet little horror story about Mother & Father Ormsby and their average bad marriage (TIME, May 28).

Inuk, by Roger Buliard. Recollections of a missionary...

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