Letters, Feb. 26, 1934

Men Against Reviewer


My friend, Charles Nordhoff, and I, while appreciating the friendly notice of our book, Men Against the Sea, which appeared in the Jan. 15 issue of TIME, rather resent some of the distinctions wished upon us by your reviewer. After giving various intimate details with respect to our private lives (which would appear to have little to do with the merits or demerits of our book), the reviewer proceeds: "Both rebuffed globe-girdling Cinemactor Douglas Fairbanks when he tried to hire them for small parts in his Mr. Robinson Crusoe. Both...

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