Books: The War & Mr. Sheean

THIS HOUSE AGAINST THIS HOUSE (420 pp.)—Vincent Sheean—Random House ($3.50).

Fairly modest about it, but willing to let others share his secrets, contemporary journalism's readiest confessor (earlier autobiographical volumes: Personal History, Not Peace but a Sword, Between the Thunder and the Sun) reports on what he has been up to during recent years. In the spring of 1942, at the age of 42, he joined the Army Air Forces. He rose from captain to lieutenant colonel.

This House Against This House is a pretentious title for Mr. Sheean's mixture as before: part tract, part...

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