Education: Packets for Princetonians

Princeton University was playing Santa Claus last week to its 1,300 students who left the campus to join the U.S. Armed Forces. To each went the offer of a packet of three books (free), to be chosen from a list of 70. Princeton informed its servicemen that the books were "inexpensive editions, chosen for their compactness . . . not . . . Princeton's 'three-inch shelf' of the 'world's best authors.' Some . . . hardly wear a cap and gown. But we think there is good reading, as well as entertainment, among them."

Among the 70 titles: Shakespeare's Complete Works, Tolstoy's...

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