Books: No. 43

Co-Op—Upton Sinclair—Farrar & Rinehart ($2.50).

When the literary history of the present era is eventually written, the strange and flighty career of Upton Sinclair is likely to provide one of its most picturesque footnotes. He is as much a literary oddity and popular favorite as General Lew Wallace, who wrote Ben Hur while Governor of New Mexico, and who was distracted from his romance by the lawless exploits of Billy the Kid. Belonging to that class of writers who, unable to choose between the world of affairs and the literary life, have attempted both and...

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