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Spotlight on Books - N Spotlight on Books By Charles Lee AMES:...
N Spotlight on Books By Charles Lee AMES: Churchillians have yet another volume to add to their bulging shelves. Princess Marthe Bibesco's "Sir Winston Churchill: Master of Courage" (John Day) is one long sigh of admiration. She sees courage in everything the great Englishman has done, whether as schoolboy, wit, politico, leader, painter, or prophet. Final test of Sir Winston'g courage: his ability to read this glowing panegyric without an infatuated sense of appreciation. . , . Roundup: Vern Countryman's "Douglas of the Supreme Court" (Doubleday), a selection of our most traveled Supreme Court Justice's legal opinions, edited and with admiring biographical sketch by his onetime law clerk . . . Bobby Fischer's "Games of Chess" (Simon 4 Schuster), tournament games as played by the youngest international grandmaster of all time'. . . June Havoc's "Early Havoc" (Simon & Schuster), recollections of her early grueling career in show biz by the talented sister of Gypsy Rose Lee; illustrated . . . Stanley W. Page's "Lenin and World Revolution" (New York Univ. Press), a learned book that explains much of modern Russia by reference to the career and 9 world order under law we writing of her revolutionary sion: The United States must assume the "inevitable and un enviable role of leader of the Free World." The tides of his tory, say the authors, currently favor Communism, because (1) the Communists recognize the revolutionary character of our times, and (2) have a strategy for using it. But our "long-range" prospects are better, primarily because "the Western concept of man and West- 1'" 11?.. :"r, rr"wr' l" t" "V that pseudo-scientific residue of the 19th century called Communism." Before we can suc ceed, however, in establishing "ntrvntnA .nnflirt Thi honk defines both the subject and the way it can best be opposed. . . . FICTION SHELF: Don Rob- founder Almanac: Random House is crowing over the "greatest list" of forthcoming titles in its his- tnrv. And no wnndpr- Rnhprt n lir wpl. r ,i oror,n' "Thfl Thrp DaVS" !,. il- ;.i.r" . novel about :.M"r.7;.' n,tti nfr.Pttvch.irf? . . 7n,7"" 7?::J: rll' "uiinnatha f.pIH- 'Th Mem. mZra : "!!, f Dunstan Barr" (Cow-and m;.h; vrrarrfMrrann.nanoramicfam-Assen Sheean :F7ankSuh;n,A ilynovel covering U. S. uit,h,U iru,, cv,,.L KJ. from the arlv 19th century to bert Weiner, and Joseph Wood the Great Depression . . . John Krutch i Wain's "A Travelling Woman" If St. Martin'i Press), an adult kit nolw nnvol ahniit Proun

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  1. The News Journal,
  2. 01 Jun 1959, Mon,
  3. Page 19

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