NON-FICTION: A Mirror to the States

NEW YORK IS NOT AMERICA—Ford Madox Ford—A. & C. Boni ($2.50).

The Book. A very smart Englishman who has dwelt here and there and everywhere cares more for New York than any other place in the world except Provence. But as for the rest of the United States—well, he can tolerate Boston, Chicago, Fort Wayne, San Francisco and way stations, but he cannot love them. He is, indeed, a little afraid to venture outside of Gotham. He has had such awfully upsetting experiences, you know.

For example, in Boston he was...

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