What America Should Be Reading
THIS GREAT JOURNEY BY JENNIE LEE $2.50
The autobiography of a courageous Scotch girl whose heart beats with the hope and aspiration of the British Labor movement.
THE SEVENTH CROSS BY ANNA SEGHEKS $2.50
This novel translated from the German tells in accents of authenticity the story of one man’s escape from the Nazi hell, Westhofen. But more than escape, this is the record of man’s resistance to brutality.
THE DEATH OF THE MOTH BY VIRGINIA WOOLK $3.00
Serene, sensitive, and beautifully selective, these essays written and revised over two decades are the work of a critic poetic and discriminating.
THE CUP AND THE SWORD BY ALICE TISDALE HOBART $2.75
A novel about the winelands of California, and of how one French-American family prospered and multiplied to its heart’s content. The theme is colorful, the treatment romantic.
ACTION IN THE EAST BY O. D. GALLAGHER $2.50
This South African has an eye for the bizarre, heaps scorn on the negligent and praise upon the courage which figured in the fall of Singapore and Burma. He was on the Repulse, saw the AVG and the Aussies in action, and knew what the score was.
THEY WERE EXPENDABTE BY W. L. WHITE $2.00
The heroic story of the MTB’s at Manila, narrated by Lieutenant Bulkeley and his Junior Grades, this tells as no other book what the young Americans experienced and thought during the fall of the Philippines. Terse, masculine,authentic.
LAST TRAIN FROM BERLIN BY HOWARD K. SMITH $2.75
How does it feel to be living in Germany after three years of war? This is the most graphic answer we have yet had.
THE DAYS OF OFELIA BY GERTRUDE DIAMANT $2.75
An American measuring intelligence in Mexico City has her measurement taken by a delightful Mexican family. A cheerful book, full of understanding.
DR. DOGBODY’S LEG BY JAMES NORMAN HALL $2.50
How many readers missed these delightful stories of the British Navy under Nelson, told by a ship’s surgeon who knows how to pull your leg as well as his own?