Letters, Jan. 5, 1948

Same Old Cake


"Upton Sinclair, his radical grip long since relaxed . . ." [TIME, Dec. 15].

How very unkind; and the more so since it isn't true. In the story of my "ubiquitous wonder boy, Lanny Budd" I have been putting a bit more icing on the cake than I used to, but if you bite underneath you will find that it is exactly the same cake that I have been baking for nearly a half-century. Its ingredients are the abolition of parasitism and exploitation of man by man, and their consequences of...

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