Books: Alligator Stuffing

WILD TALENTS—Charles Fort—Kendall ($3).

In an era predicted by the late Charles Fort, when the years B. C. and A. D., lumped together, will be referred to as the period B. W. (Before Witchcraft), professors of the new regime will, like the ancient alchemists, need paraphernalia to advertise their trade. Post-Einsteinian runes will decorate their doors, philosopher's stones, alembics, superhuman skeletons their cells. From their ceilings (relatively) will hang dried four-dimen-sional alligators—their entrails furnished by alligator-stuffers like Author Fort. Some fine wads of his superior stuffing are to be found in this...

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