People: Nov. 22, 1926


Had they been interviewed, some people who figured in last week's news might have related certain of their doings as follows:

George Bernard Shaw: "Stockholm despatches announce I have just been awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature.* Said I, slyly: 'I suppose it is because I wrote nothing that year.' My secretary believes the prize is for my play, Saint Joan, written in 1923. It is generally assumed that the award is made for my work as dramatist, in which I claim to be the superior of Shakespeare. But I spend more time on the...

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