Books: Sheean & Sin

SANFELICE—Vincent Sheean—Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

In Personal History Vincent Sheean wrote the autobiography of a 30-year-old newspaperman who had seen and participated in some of the most momentous events of the post-War period: the pacification of the Riff in Africa, the Chinese Revolution of 1927, the German Inflation, the Allied occupation of the Rhine. The book revealed a sensitive and searching intelligence that honestly faced the dominant political issues before the modern world, contained careful expositions of Communism and Revolution, gave a general impression of intelligent inconclusiveness, of dismay before the towering...

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