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Ordeal by HungerBY GEORGE R. STEWART
A revised and enlarged edition of Mr. Stewart’s history of the Donner Party, the story as fascinating and terrifying as ever, like a legend from the beginning of time re-enacted only yesterday, HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, $6.00.
Let Us Note Praise Famous Men
All the pictures, only half of which appeared in the original and the powerful text of a piece of collaborative journalism that reaches far beyond normal journalistic limits, UOUOHTON MIFFUN, $6.50.
Great HirerBY PAUL MORGAN
edition of Mr. Horgan’s enormous, beautifully written history of the Rio Grande, which ranges from the muts of prehistory to the arrival of airplanes. HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON, $9.00.
AutobiographyBY JOHN COWPER POWYS
The remarkable autobiography of a remarkably versatile and independent author, who undertook to write it “as if I were both God and the Devil.” NEW DIRECTION, $4.75.
A Sketch of My lifeBY THOMAS MANN
Generally available after thirty years, Mann’s tightly comparcssed account of his intellectual development and methods of work is a marvel of lucidity and unpretentious brilliance. Translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter. KNOPF, 13.50.
Perilous BalanceBY W. B. C. WATKINS
Interlocking essays, original and imaginative, on Swift, Johnson, and Sterne, dimming how these unhappy men converted their private agonies into literature. WAAJUtR-DKRKRRY, J1.65.
Letters of Francis Parkman
some letters have been published Ix-fore, but most of this material, edited by Wilbur R. Jacobs, is new in Mr. Jacobs has undertaken to create a biography of Parkman through selections from his letters and papers, and succeeds very well. OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY PRESS, $12.50.
My Father, Cenernt LeeBY ROBERT E. LEE, JR.
This new deition of the gereral’s letters and the recollections of hull by his son, a captain in the Confederate service, is applied with an introduction by Philip Van Horen Stern, who has also collected the illustrations and provided a brief chronology of Lee’s career, DOUBLEDAY $5.95.