Books: Mentions- Dec. 10, 1928

THE WAY IT WAS WITH THEM—Peadar O'Donnell—Putnam ($2.50). Simple, powerful narrative of Irish islanders, in poignant detail of workaday living, and occasional drama of the wild surrounding sea.

MATORNI'S VINEYARD—E. Phillips Op-pehheim—Little, Brown ($2). Realistic international intrigue of 1940, Riviera the stake, tennis player the tool, masterly double of Mussolini the imminent background.

MONEY FOR NOTHING—P. G. Wode-house—Double day, Dor an ($2). Funny as ever, Wodehouse embroils in disarming foolishness a U. S. senator who therefore sells oil stocks, a fat rich man who nevertheless gets pinioned at dawn on a windowsill, and others...