Books: Moronese

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDS - Anita Loos, Boni, Liveright ($1.75). These confidences should be read in connection with that diverting hoax, The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion in the Year 1764-65, by "Cleone Knox" (TIME, Feb. 15). They are those of an unamed young lady who was acquitted of murder by a weeping judge and jury in Arkansas, went into cinema, and has since been pursuing her education in Manhattan under the care and guidance of a gentleman named Gus Eisman. The latter is in the button profession...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!