Books: RECENT & READABLE, Sep. 21, 1953

The Spirit of St. Louis, by Charles A. Lindbergh. An engrossing re-creation of the epoch-making flight, by the man who made it (TIME, Sept. 14).

Lelia, by Andre Maurois. A fine biography of the restless woman who called herself George Sand (TIME, Sept. 14).

The Worldly Philosophers, by Robert Heilbroner. A lively guided tour through the minds and times of some of history's most influential economic thinkers (TIME, Sept. 7).

Ambush for the Hunter, by F. L. Green. Communist spies, British counterspies and muted heartbreak in a British middle-class marriage, all adding up to rattling good suspense (TIME, Aug. 31).

Hitler's Secret Conversations, by Adolf...

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