Books: Persona Gratified

EXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY — H. G. Wells—Macmillan ($4).

"The brain upon which my experiences have been written is not a particularly good one. If there were brain-shows, as there are cat and dog shows, I doubt if it would get even a third class prize." In spite of this frankness — which some readers may mistake for modesty — Author Herbert George Wells will continue to be taken at his face value as one of the First Citizens of the (nonexistent) World State. Autobiographer Wells denies...

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