Books: Villager

AN AMERICAN TESTAMENT — Joseph Freeman—Farrar & Rinehart ($3).

The recent group of contemporary autobiographies has given U. S. readers detailed pictures of the worlds of modern diplomacy, politics, the labor movement, of feminists, spies, social leaders, patronesses of art, expatriate writers, journalists. Last week a blank space in this growing record of current experience was filled in with a sober, conscientious, 678-page study of the world of radical U. S. intellectuals. Almost too long for its burden of events, too short for its burden of ideas, An American Testament pictures an environment...

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