Books: Capital Ship

THE NEW DEALERS—Unofficial Observer—Simon & Schuster ($2.75). A capital ship for an ocean trip Was the Walloping Windowblind! No gale that blew dismayed her crew Or troubled the captain's mind; The man at the wheel was taught to feel Contempt for the wildest blow, Tho' it often appeared when the weather had cleared, That he'd been in his bunk below. —Charles Edward Carryl

In such a boisterously ironic tone, well calculated to soothe skeptics into pleased attention, does "Unofficial Observer" launch his Who's Who of the New Deal. Plain citizens will be...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!