A practical and sympathetic handling of a real problem, the adjustment of the widow, left alone in youth or middle age, to a changed life. Budget problems, self support, types of jobs, development of abilities, of hobbies, and the social readjustment, all have their place. The importance of creating normal environment for children, of enlarging rather than circumscribing the outlook, is stressed. A sane book, which should have a real place, but the very difficulty of finding a way to bring the book to the attention of the people who need it puts a problem up to the bookseller. Perhaps doctors might prove a good lead.