Books: Confucius Say

THE ART OF LIVING—André Maurois —Harper ($2.50).

This book may be recommended as of serious anthropological significance: these are the opinions of an educated man of the 20th Century who pleases, perhaps influences, a large and powerful if mentally undistinguished following on two continents. It is what passes, among them, for good literature, and for sound advice.

M. Maurois finds business to be fundamentally sound in the nine arts of: loving, marriage, family life, friendship, thinking, working, leadership, growing old, happiness. Like most busy but unoriginal literary minds he has an aptitude for quoting his superiors; Shaw, Valery and Stendhal say the best...

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