The Press: Epitaph

Last October, the publishing world talked about an unhappy coincidence. Simultaneously with publication in Vanity Fair, monthly smartchart, of a savage burlesque on Frances Newman's novel, The Hard-boiled Virgin, Death came to Authoress Newman. Vanity Fair was embarrassed. Last week came another such occurrence, less embarrassing, no less unhappy. Several months ago a young aviatrix submitted a manuscript to Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis's The Country Gentleman. It was called "My Life For Aviation." Editor Philip Sheridan Rose accepted the story, changed its title to ''How I Learned to Fly," ordered it...

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