Books: In What Direction?

MEN IN MOTION—Henry J. Taylor—Doubleday, Doran ($3).

Henry Taylor is a successful business man (pulp and paper), a newspaperman (correspondent in North Africa), an author (Time Runs Out; TIME, May 11, 1942), an individualist, the offspring of Ohio pioneers, and an ardent disliker of much in contemporary U.S. life. In his autobiographical Men in Motion these qualities are abundantly manifest. An uneven, unprofessional book, packed with good stories (though his fellow correspondents dispute their novelty) and with vehement personal opinions, it is well worth reading for its picture of the mood of the...

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