CHARLES DICKENSStephen Leacock Doubleday, Doran ($3). A serious biography by the humorous Canadian economist.
THE ASTONISHING ISLANDWinifred HoltbyMacmillan ($3). Martian-visitor satire on England, by the able authoress of Mandoa, Mandoa!
THE COLLECTED PROSE OF ELINOR WYLIEKnopf ($3.50). The four novels and occasional prose of the late distinguished authoress, collected in one volume.
THE BEGINNING OF A MORTALMax MillerDutton ($2.50). The author of a book about his job (I Cover the Waterfront ) now writes a book about his youth.
MY LIFE AND HARD TIMESJames ThurberHarper ($1.75). Very fugitive but allegedly autobiographical pieces, many reprinted from the New Yorker, by Madcap Thurber....