NON-FICTION: Woman

THE HERITAGE OF WOMEN—Alice Ames Winter—Minion, Balch ($3). A curious sexual self-consciousness has made women, proud of their "freedom," join themselves in clubs to discuss their virtues in public. Now Alice Ames (Mrs. Thomas Gerald) Winter, for four years (1920-24) President of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, writes a book—always interesting, always intelligent, sometimes no less than beautiful. The lovely, the brave, the unscrupulous, the absurd, the brilliant women that garland her narrative, from Ruth (of the Bible) to Susan B. Anthony, are reanimated in a prose that is always lucid,...

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