Books: Books of the Week

ALL I SURVEY—G. K. Chesterton—Dodd, Mead ($2.50). Vigorous essays by the spryest fat man now writing.

BOWSPRIT ASHORE—Alexander H. Bone — Doubleday, Doran ($2.50). Autobiography of the younger brother of Artist Muirhead Bone and Skipper David William Bone.

THE STREET OF THE SANDALMAK-ERS — Nis Petersen — Macmillan ($2.50). Tale of Rome in Marcus Aurelius' day.

DAMASCUS LIES NORTH—Edward Thompson—Knopf ($2.35). Love and war in Palestine, by the author of These Men Thy Friends (best war-novel of the Mesopotamia campaign).

RAIN IN THE DOORWAY — Thorne Smith — Doubleday, Doran ($2). Racy twaddle by the author of The Bishop's Jaegers.

SINCE IBSEN—George Jean Nathan —Knopf ($1.55)....

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