Books: RECENT & READABLE, Jan. 11, 1954

The Nemesis of Power, by John W. Wheeler-Bennett. Superbly told story of the German army's maneuverings in German politics from 1918 to 1945 (TIME, Dec. 28).

Someone Like You, by Roald Dahl. First-class short stories with bizarre, sometimes macabre plots and often surprise endings (TIME, Dec. 28).

Triumph and Tragedy, by Winston Churchill. Sixth and last volume of the best of all World War II accounts (TIME, Nov. 30).

The Journals of Lewis and Clark. The engrossing story of the first exploration of the Louisiana Purchase (TIME, Nov. 23).

Mary Tudor, by H. F. M. Prescott. A penetrating biography of the woman known to history...

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