Books: RECENT & READABLE, Nov. 24, 1952

The Last Resorts, by Cleveland Amory. An agreeably lighthearted historian applies a social stethoscope to Newport, Bar Harbor, Saratoga, Palm Beach, and other aging resorts of the rich (TIME, Nov. 17).

The Devil Rides Outside, by John H. Griffin. The turmoil of a young American torn between world and monastery; a first novel marked by crude energy and unashamed religious fervor (TIME, Nov. 3).

Men at Arms, by Evelyn Waugh. An increasingly serious satirist turns to World War II for a theme and a Christian gentleman for a hero; the first volume of a trilogy (TIME, Oct. 27).

Prisoner of Grace, by Joyce...

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