MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS (273 pp.)Gerald DurrellViking ($3.95).
THE TOWERS OF TREBIZOND (277 pp.)Rose MacaulayFarrar, Straus & Cudahy ($3.75).
When an irresistible force called a tourist meets an immovable object called a country, the result is sometimes a travel book. The tourists who consistently write the best travel books are those literate and indefatigable nomads, the British. Two lively new British travelogues, one thinly disguised as a novel, cover such comparatively avant-garde areas of modern tourism as Turkey and the isles of Greece.
Hellion in Paradise. Zoologist Gerald Durrell was ten years old in...