Books: RECENT & READABLE, Jan. 29, 1951

Rommel, the Desert Fox, by Desmond Young. A brisk, well-written biography by a British brigadier who obviously admires his subject (TIME, Jan. 22).

The Disappearance, by Philip Wylie. A novelist's idea of what the world might be like if men & women suddenly became invisible to each other, and why it would serve them right (TIME, Jan. 15).

The Young May Moon, by P. H. Newby. Adolescent sorrow in a quietly effective novel by a talented Englishman (TIME, Jan. 15).

Under Two Dictators, by Margarete Buber. The impressive testament of an ex-Communist who survived the...

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