Books: New Russia

DURANTY REPORTS RUSSIA — Walter Duranty—Viking ($2.75). The best-known U. S. foreign correspondent is an Englishman. Like his compatriot, Sir Willmott Harsant Lewis, Washington correspondent of the London Times, Walter Duranty is a veteran at his post. Sent to Russia by the New York Times in 1921, he has been there off & on ever since, has gradually become the most official of unofficial U. S. ambassadors. When Commissar Maxim Litvinoff arrived last November in the U. S., Correspondent Duranty arrived with him. When Ambassador William C. Bullitt made his first official...

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