Books: One Out of Six

THE CRISIS OF THE MIDDLE CLASS—Lewis Corey—Covici, Friede ($2.50).

With The House of Morgan (1930) and The Decline of American Capitalism (1934), Lewis Corey established himself as a vigorous and well-informed historian of contemporary U. S. economics. His works were characterized by their impressive accumulation of little-known facts, by their revolutionary conclusions and by their repetitious and mechanical prose. Last week his third book revealed that Lewis Corey could combine his scholarly knowledge with an emotional appeal. Addressed to small businessmen, minor executives, white collar workers, architects, engineers, The Crisis of the Middle...

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