I Was a Captive in Korea, by Philip Deane. A war correspondent's vivid account of 33 months of Communist imprisonment (TIME, July 27).
Satan in the Suburbs, by Bertrand Russell. Five sardonic stories by a philosopher turned fictioneer (TIME, July 20).
White Hunter, Black Heart, by Peter Viertel. A green-hills-of-Africa novel by a Hollywood scriptwriter turned philosopher (TIME, July 20).
The Scribner Treasury. A collection of 22 classic short stories written between 1881 and 1931; not recent but highly readable (TIME, July 20).
The Bridges at Toko-ri, by James A. Michener. A short novel about a carrier pilot who found out why he was fighting...