Books: Take-off

LISTEN! THE WIND—Anne Morrow Lindbergh—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

The world's most popular writer on aviation is Anne Morrow Lindbergh, whose North to the Orient has sold 250,000 copies in three years, has been translated into eight languages, and is still selling at the rate of 800 a month. The disarming candor of Mrs. Lindbergh's writing is probably the biggest reason for its popularity, since she combines technical discussions of flight with humdrum, housewifely confessions of her fears while flying. Listen! The Wind has the same engaging tone as North to the Orient, includes some vivid...

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