Books: Fiction: Jul. 18, 1927


PEOPLE ROUND THE CORNER—Thyra Samter Winslow—Knopf ($2.50). Mrs. Winslow puts together a good deal of formula fiction for the mass magazines. Most self-supporting writing women in Manhattan do the like. They have to. But Mrs. Winslow writes "for herself" as well, a less common practice. The better magazines await this work eagerly. Perhaps soon she will be free to do no other kind. If so, U. S. literature will benefit.

Like Arnold Bennett, she knows about the inarticulate necessities of unimportant people. Like the Russians...

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