Books: Pretty Crazy

THE GREAT AMERICAN ASS—Anonymous—Brentano's ($3.50) Of all autobiographies, anonymous ones arouse the highest expecta tions. These, one feels, can afford to let themselves go. On this score none will be disappointed with "Roy Bradley's" freakish self-history. He is a man on the borderline of genius and insanity, not far (though far enough) removed from that type of creature that plagues editors and other public people with "nut" letters. He has passionate grievances, Tom o' Bedlam's honesty and a spilling store of acrid Americana to relate. Son of Puritans, he was raised among...

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