The Vagrant Mood, by Somerset Maugham. Half a dozen gossipy sketches and essays on some of the friends and interests of a lifetime (TIME, April 6).
Count d'Orgeí, by Raymond Radiguet.
Three people locked in a triangle of sensibilities; by a French literary prodigy who died at 20 (TIME, March 30).
Holmes-Laski Letters, edited by Mark DeWolfe Howe. Nearly 1,500 pages of learning, gossip and friendly controversy between a skeptical old Brahmin and a Marxist intellectual (TIME, March 23).
Five Gentlemen of Japan, by Frank Gibney. A searching book about the Japanese, told around the lives & times of an admiral, a farmer, a newspaperman,...