Books: Shavian Shavings

SHORT STORIES, SCRAPS AND SHAVINGS —Bernard Shaw—Dodd, Mead ($2.50).

Oldster George Bernard Shaw, 77 last birthday (July 26), is tidying up his long career. Like all great writers* who have finished their race, have time to rest on their oars, Author Shaw is looking back with pardonable pride at his still effervescent wake, planning to preserve the worthier bubbles in a definitive collected edition. Still an active playwright though no longer the champion sculler he was, Shaw in his time has rowed nearly every position in the boat. He has written novels,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!