Books: RECENT & READABLE, Aug. 3, 1953

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...

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