Books: RECENT & READABLE, Sep. 24, 1956

With Love from Gracie, by Grace Hegger Lewis. Candid reminiscences by the first wife of Sinclair Lewis about life with the man who created Babbitt very nearly in his own image (TIME, Sept. 17).

Old Soldiers Never Die, by Wolf Mankowitz. A richly comic novel about a Cockney indestructible and his mute pal, who trip up Britain's Welfare State (TIME, Sept. 17).

Caleb, My Son, by Lucy Daniels. A 22-year-old Southern girl's softspoken, painfully honest tale of the new hopes and old heartaches that the Supreme Court's anti-segregation decision brought to the South (TIME,...

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