Literary Pot-Pourri

September to June Impressions of a Professional Reader

Books about sex—the 17 unsuccessful imitations of The Sheik—the 102 detective stories in which the murder occurs in a hermetically sealed room sans exits or entrances— innumerable books about small Middle Western towns—wondering why there should be so many books about small Middle Western towns—Babbitt—calling other people babbitts— being called a babbitt— The Bright Shawl with the only undersexed hero in recent fiction—goods books— books not even a reviewer would sell second-hand—the first half of The Judge—Lady into Fox—Through the...

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