Books: The Hidden World

MEN WITHOUT FACES (305 pp.)—Louis Budenz—Harper ($3.50).

I CHOSE JUSTICE (458 pp.) — Victor Kravchenko—Scribner ($3.75).

SEEDS OF TREASON (270 pp.)—Ralph de Toledano & Victor Lasky—Funk & Wagnalls ($3.50).

"Americans may be experts in mechanical know-how," writes onetime Communist Louis Budenz, "but they are babes in the woods when it comes to conspiratorial know-how." In Budenz' Men Without Faces and a procession of other new books with similar theme, the American of 1950 can learn a great deal of how Communism conspires:

Most of what Budenz had to say about his experience as managing editor...