Books: Leading to Nothing

SLEEVELESS ERRAND— Norah C. James —Morrow & Co. ($2.50).

This book had the allegedly unique distinction of being officially suppressed in England before publication. That great defender of public morals, Sir William ("Jix") Joynson-Hicks, went so far as to post a detective for two nights outside a closed bookstall displaying a sample of the horrid menace. Other sleuths called on reviewers. Only one review appeared.

How long U. S. moralists will permit the volume to stay at large depends a good deal upon the U. S. publisher's ability to bring it to wide...

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