Books: Good Books: Nov. 26, 1923

The following estimates of books much in the public eye were made after careful consideration of the trend of critical opinion :

STREETS OF NIGHT—John Dos Passos — Doran ($2.00). Three friends instead of three soldiers— Nancibel the violinist, Fanshawe the overcultivated instructor who would rather have books than life, Wenny the graduate-student, simplest of the three, youth unable to bear disillusionment—three people afraid to live — Laodiceans all. Wenny loved Nancibel, but he didn't have the courage of his conviction; Nancibel loved Wenny, but she didn't dare believe it. So the...

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