Satan in the Suburbs, by Bertrand Russell. Five sardonic stories by a philosopher turned fictioneer (TIME, July 20).
White Hunter, Black Heart, by Peter Viertel. A green-hills-of-Africa novel by a Hollywood scriptwriter turned philosopher (TIME. July 20).
The Scribner Treasury. A collection of 22 classic short stories written between 1881 and 1931: not recent but highly readable (TIME, July 20).
The Bridges at Toko-ri, by James A. Michener. A short novel about a carrier pilot who found out why he was fighting in Korea (TIME, July 13).
A Mingled Yarn, by H. M. Tomlinson. Graceful essays...