Books: New Books: Jul. 14, 1924

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion:

CREOLE SKETCHES—Lafcadio Hearn— Houghton ($2.00). In this collection of early notes about New Orleans, lovely, sleepy "City of Dreams," are frequent bits of that exquisite phrasing and wayward charm for which Hearn was later famed. The sketches appeared in The New Orleans Item when the unkempt, erratic and friendless young genius was eking out his early years doing hack newspaper work and living on the "ultra-canal" side of the city. There...

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