Gene Stratton-Porter, the Indiana novelist and bird lover, offers the fruits of several years' loving labor in "Birds of the Bible", a handsome volume. The riches of bird lore that Mrs. Porter has unearthed will surprise anyone who opens the book. "Birds of the Bible " is designed for all lovers of birds in general, and lovers of Bible birds and Bible poetry in particular. It contains every reference made to birds in the Bible: describes the location, and explains the characteristics of the bird. In this book, the author, one of the most successful writers of her days, both as a naturalist and a novelist, has made her greatest effort to do something worth while for the world, having given three years to the preparation of the text.