Books: RECENT & READABLE, Nov. 26, 1951

Gods, Graves & Scholars, by C. W. Ceram. The big men and big moments of modern archeology; proof that digging can be dramatic (TIME, Nov. 12).

The Selected Letters of Henry Adams, edited by Newton Arvin. Memorable commentary, mostly disenchanted, on two generations of U.S. life; by a brilliant and introspective man who grew up thinking that the presidency was a family trade (TIME, Nov. 12).

The Conformist, by Alberto Moravia.

Italy's best novelist unravels the character of a Fascist (TIME, Nov. 12).

LIFE'S Picture History of Western Man.

A vividly illustrated panorama of a thousand years of Western civilization (TIME, Nov. 5).

Katherine Mansfield's Letters...

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