Books: Non-Fiction

The year's true bestseller was the Bible. Though this is so every year, it was true this time with an important difference. The new Revised Standard Version, product of 15 years of scholarship, was one of the few Bibles ever copyrighted. With the best book-shopping weeks still ahead, 1,600,000 copies had been sold. Next to the Bible on the bestseller list stood Catherine Marshall's warm, clear-eyed biography of her husband, the late chaplain of the Senate, A Man Called Peter.

Not so searching or reflective but nearly good enough to set beside Witness was...

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