Books: Talking & Doing

Published in the U. S. are one literary annual and one semi-annual of proved vitality. They are New Directions in Prose & Poetry, published by New Directions in Norfolk, Conn., and Twice A Year, a Semi-Annual Journal of Literature, The Arts and Civil Liberties, published by Twice A Year in Manhattan. Each is a subsidized enterprise, each is edited by its own patron, and each claims a more independent policy, a purer concern with pure literature, than professional publishing can show. Readers in the autumn of 1939 could look to them for such...

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