Books: Word Workers

A few publishers honestly subordinate money-making to the aim of printing valuable literature whenever it turns up. But even they are likely to miss it either because they are slow in recognizing it or because they do not know where it can be found. To bridge this gap in communication between writers and readers small, independent presses every once in a while appear. Liable to crankiness, preciosity and short wind, a few nevertheless make themselves useful. Last week an interesting candidate for usefulness published its fifth book in a series devoted to "work...

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