The Joyful Condemned, by Kylie Tennant. A novel about Sydney riffraff; light-hearted naturalism, Australian style (TIME, May n).
The World and the West, by Arnold Toynbee. A provocative interpretation of the history of the past six centuries, capped with a venture in semi-prophecy (TIME, April 20).
Zorba the Greek, by Nikos Kazantzakis. A man of action confronts life with one of the most affirmative philosophies in recent fiction; a modern Greek masterpiece by last year's runner-up for the Nobel Prize (TIME, April 20).
Dumbbells and Carrot Strips, by Mary Macfadden and Emile Gauvreau. Rollicking...