Books: Men Like Dogs*

Men Like Dogs-

THE DOGS—Ivan Nazhivin—Lippincott ($2.50).

To write about human beings from any non-human viewpoint is to rob human affairs rather terribly of their importance and security. Important and terrible enough from mankind's viewpoint, the overturning of the social order in Russia becomes truly horrible when considered as the dogs of Russia may have viewed it. That is what Author Nazhivin does, with tremendous effects of comedy and insane tragedy. He sharpens his point by endowing the dog-characters with the traits of the human animal as variously found in Russia. Also he uses...

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