Books: RECENT & READABLE, Nov. 12, 1951

LIFE'S Picture History of Western Man. A vividly illustrated panorama of a thousand years of Western civilization (TIME, Nov. 5).

Katherine Mansfield's Letters to John Middleton Murry. Touchingly intimate self-revelations by the author of some of the finest short stories in the language (TIME, Nov. 5).

The End of the Affair, by Graham Greene. A shocker about an adulterous love that leads to sainthood — in one of the most controversial endings of the year (TIME, Oct. 29).

The Young Visiters, by Daisy Ashford. Reprint (first published 1919) of the human comedy of Victorian England...

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