The Traitor and the Spy, by James Thomas Flexner. How Benedict Arnold wove treason and Major John Andre was caught in the web: an impressive double history, told with scholarship and edge (TIME, Oct. 19).
The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, Volume I, by Ernest Jones. Young Dr. Freud, fascinatingly analyzed by his leading British disciple (TIME. Oct. 19).
The Doctor and the Devils, by Dylan Thomas. An outstanding film script inspired by the notorious case of the 19th century Edinburgh body snatchers, Burke and Hare, and the anatomist they worked for (TIME, Oct. 5).
The Renaissance, by Will Durant. Volume V of...