Books: Saints

A CALENDAR OF SAINTS FOR UNBELIEVERS — Glenway Wescott—Harper ($2.50).

One way to try to shake off the dust of Wisconsin is to write a book about saints. Glenway Wescott, self-exiled in France, has been dipping his Wisconsin-haunted nose in hagiography. This little (215 pp.) anthology of saints' lives, at least one for every day in the year, is "not a learned work" nor a book for the devout, but "a simple picture of a crowd . . . blessed degenerates, mere sportsmen of asceticism, man-sized infants, a demigod or two, politicians,...

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