Books: Recent & Readable, Oct. 30, 1950

LIFE'S Picture History of World War II. A vivid assembly of World War II's actions, scenes and faces (TIME, Oct. 23).

A Fearful Joy, by Joyce Cary. The life & times of Tabitha Baskett; a new novel by an Englishman who writes in the old meat-and-marrow tradition of English fiction (TIME, Oct. 16).

Blandings' Way, by Eric Hodgins. The faintly sad story of what happened to Mr. Blandings when he moved into his dream house and became a citizen of suburbia (TIME, Oct. 16).

The Trouble of One House, by Brendan Gill. An ironic first novel about a woman who loved others so truly...

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