Books: Easy Reading

POST STORIES OF 1937—Little, Brown ($2.50).

When the late Charles Flandrau (Viva Mexico!) was a star Saturday Evening Post contributor 40 years ago, one thing mightily depressed him. That was the changes that took place in his stories when they appeared in print. If he gave one of his characters a highball, the drink became a glass of lemonade. In those days a Post character might kill Indians, but he could not smoke a cigaret. Last week a collection of 22 stories chosen from the 234 published in last year's Saturday Evening Post revealed...

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