The Press: Refugee Review

Of all the literary reviews which flourished like tropical flowers in a rainy summer after World War I, few have survived to greet the grim winter of World War II. The Dial went down in 1929; American Mercury became a minor political forum. Scribner's died and was reborn in another form. Two survivors, Atlantic Monthly and Harper's, survive like old-fashioned perennials. But last week in Manhattan a new one was born.

Its name was Decision, and it called itself "a new forum for the creative spirit." Most distinguished thing about Decision was the list of writers and intellectuals who had banded...

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