Books: Great Innocent

THE WORLD As I SEE IT—Albert Einstein—Covici, Friede ($2.50). The world at large considers Albert Einstein a great but a harmless man. His rare combination of mysterious ability and mysterious innocence has captured the world's imagination, made him a kind of latter-day saint. But most men of Einstein's reputation are better known. A few newspaper interviews, a few speeches, press discussions of his famed four-page pamphlet on the special theory of relativity are the sum total of his public communications. This officially translated selection from his "articles, addresses and manifestoes" should...

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