Books: Uncommon Sense

THE ART OF READING—A. R. Orage— Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50).

For 15 years Alfred Richard Orage was editor of the London New Age. This book is a selection of his literary criticism published there. Rational, skeptical, lucid, Critic Orage looks to common sense as his guide. Says he: "In its simplest form common sense is the sustained resolve of the mind to hold nothing as true that is not implicit in the common mind. . . . Young man, I say, first learn to write common sense; then study to be wise, and...

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