THE PICK OF PUNCH, edited by Nicolas Bentley (Deutsch, 16s.).
TO while away a long winter evening when you are tired of serious reading. there is little doubt that this hook will afford plenty of amusement. It is advisable to read it alone, for your incessant chuckling will probably lead to your companion making a compulsory take-over-bid so that he, too, may enjoy the best of humour.