NON-FICTION: Harden's Contemporaries

I MEET MY CONTEMPORARIES— Maximilian Harden—Holt ($4).

The internationally famed editor of Die Zukunft (The Future) "meets" most of his contemporaries with intent to flay them. It is the opinion of the pre-War U. S. Ambassador to Germany, James W. Gerard, who prefaces the book, that Harden's "power of delineating a personality is more than photographic," that "the hidden thoughts and secret emotions" of men "are as plain to him as if he pierced their being with a mental x-ray."

Let Editor Harden "meet," "pierce" and "flay":

Lloyd George. "O David of Manchester,...

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